Montreal vs Tampa Bay Wrap - Montreal Wins 2-1
|Montreal vs Tampa Bay Wrap - Montreal Wins 2-1|
It came down to a shootout and Carey Price foiled the opposition in a 2-1 victory for Montreal over Tampa Bay Saturday.
Montreal was an underdog by +105 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.
Lars Eller potted the shootout winner for Montreal. Montreal got goals from Tomas Plekanec in the victory. Plekanec opened the scoring at 5:15 of the second period.
Carey Price stopped 23 of 24 Tampa Bay shots in the victory.
Martin St. Louis scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Carey Price.
Ben Bishop stopped 20 of 21 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Montreal went 0-for-3, while the Lightning were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 24-21.
Next game, Montreal takes its act on the road to face Florida looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head home to face New York.