Montreal vs Colorado Recap - Avalanche Win 4-1
The Canadiens came up short Saturday against the Avalanche, falling 4-1.
Colorado won as a -141 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
P.A. Parenteau, Ryan O'Reilly, Gabriel Landeskog, and Nathan MacKinnon each scored for the Avalanche in the victory. Landeskog opened the scoring for Colorado, finding the back of the net at 11:14 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Marc-Andre Cliche and Patrick Bordeleau.
Jean-Sebastien Giguere stopped 29 of 30 Montreal shots in the victory.
Montreal got a goal from Brendan Gallagher in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Montreal got a 27-stop effort from Peter Budaj in the loss.
On the power play, Colorado went 0-for-2, while the Canadiens were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Colorado by a margin of 31-30.
Colorado heads into a battle against the Predators. Montreal, meanwhile, will have their next action against St. Louis.