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Chicago Falls 2-1 to Canadiens - Recap

Andrei Markov was the difference, potting a pair for Montreal on Saturday as the Canadiens skated off with a 2-1 victory over the Blackhawks at Bell Centre.

Montreal was an underdog by +120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Andrei Markov (2) scored for the Canadiens in the victory. Markov opened the scoring for Montreal, finding the back of the net at 12:54 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Alexei Emelin and Michael Bournival.

Carey Price stopped 19 of 20 Chicago shots in the victory.

Chicago got a goal from Marian Hossa in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Corey Crawford stopped 36 of 38 shots for the Blackhawks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Montreal went 0-for-3, while the Blackhawks were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

Chicago lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 38-20.

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