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Canadiens vs Bruins Final: 2-1 - Recap

Montreal earned a 2-1 victory over Boston on Monday, but needed a shootout to do it at TD Garden.

The Canadiens were a +175 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.

The win was clinched by Alex Galchenyuk, who beat Tuukka Rask in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Montreal. Montreal got goals from Alexei Emelin in the victory. Emelin opened the scoring at 6:39 of the first period.

Peter Budaj turned in a 28-save effort for the Canadiens.

Boston got a goal from Patrice Bergeron in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Tuukka Rask stopped 21 of 22 shots for the Bruins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Montreal scored 1 time on 6 chances on the power play, while Boston went 1-for-6 with the man advantage.

Boston outshot Montreal 29-22 in the game.

Montreal heads into a battle against the Sabres. Boston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Chicago.