San Jose vs Montreal Recap - Sharks Win 2-0
San Jose's defense, led by netminder Antti Niemi, shut down Montreal 2-0 at Bell Centre on on Saturday.
Bettors who backed the Sharks were rewarded as -111 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
San Jose got goals from Logan Couture (2) in the victory. Couture opened the scoring at 6:20 of the second period.
Antti Niemi turned in a 22-save effort for the Sharks.
Montreal got a 33-stop effort from Carey Price in the loss.
On the power play, San Jose went 1-for-4, while the Canadiens were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 35-22.
Next game, San Jose takes its act on the road to face Ottawa looking for another win. For Montreal, they head on the road to face New York.