Anaheim Falls 4-1 to Canadiens - Recap
|Anaheim Falls 4-1 to Canadiens - Recap|
The Canadiens beat Anaheim 4-1 on Thursday, earning a victory backstopped by Carey Price's 31 saves.
Montreal was favored by -120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Brian Gionta, Tomas Plekanec, Rene Bourque, and Michael Bournival each scored for the Canadiens in the victory. Bournival opened the scoring for Montreal, finding the back of the net at 11:39 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Nathan Beaulieu and Josh Gorges.
Carey Price turned in a 31-save effort for the Canadiens.
Pat Maroon scored for the Ducks, finding the net behind Carey Price.
Anaheim got a 21-stop effort from Jonas Hiller in the loss.
Montreal scored 2 times on 6 chances on the power play, while Anaheim went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Anaheim by a margin of 32-25.
Montreal looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sharks. The Ducks will aim to get back on the winning track at Ottawa.