Ottawa Falls 5-4 to Canadiens - Recap

Ottawa Falls 5-4 to Canadiens - Recap

Montreal skated to a 5-4 victory over Ottawa on Saturday in NHL action at Bell Centre.

Montreal won as a -145 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Montreal got goals from Daniel Briere, Francis Bouillon, Brian Gionta, Lars Eller, and David Desharnais in the victory. Briere opened the scoring at 0:38 of the first period.

Carey Price stopped 30 of 34 Ottawa shots in the victory.

Ales Hemsky, Jason Spezza, Clarke MacArthur, and Zack Smith scored for the Senators, finding the net behind Carey Price.

Ottawa got a 43-stop effort from Robin Lehner in the loss.

Montreal scored 1 time on 6 chances on the power play, while Ottawa went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 48-34.

Next game, Montreal takes its act on the road to face Buffalo looking for another win. For Ottawa, they head home to face Colorado.