Montreal Skates Past Ottawa 7-4 - Recap
|Montreal Skates Past Ottawa 7-4 - Recap|
Montreal got 3 goals from Max Pacioretty en route to a 7-4 victory over Ottawa on Friday at Canadian Tire Centre.
Montreal won as a +100 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Montreal got goals from Max Pacioretty (3), Andrei Markov, Mike Weaver, Lars Eller, and David Desharnais in the victory. Markov opened the scoring at 7:22 of the first period.
Peter Budaj turned in a 39-save effort for the Canadiens.
Zack Smith (2), Ales Hemsky, and Mika Zibanejad scored for the Senators, finding the net behind Peter Budaj.
Ottawa got a 16-stop effort from Craig Anderson in the loss.
Montreal scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Ottawa went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Ottawa by a margin of 43-23.
Next game, Montreal takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For Ottawa, they head on the road to face New York.