Montreal vs Toronto Wrap - Toronto Wins 5-3
|Montreal vs Toronto Wrap - Toronto Wins 5-3|
The Maple Leafs earned a 5-3 victory over the Canadiens on Saturday at Air Canada Centre.
Toronto was favored by -110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Joffrey Lupul, Cody Franson, Phil Kessel, Mason Raymond, and James van Riemsdyk each scored for the Maple Leafs in the victory. Franson opened the scoring for Toronto, finding the back of the net at 4:49 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Nazem Kadri and Joffrey Lupul.
Jonathan Bernier turned in a 30-save effort for the Maple Leafs.
Brian Gionta, David Desharnais, and Brendan Gallagher scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Jonathan Bernier.
Carey Price stopped 25 of 29 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Toronto went 1-for-2, while the Canadiens were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 33-29.
Toronto heads into a battle against the Coyotes. Montreal, meanwhile, will have their next action against Pittsburgh.