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Canadiens vs Lightning Final: 5-4 - Recap

Montreal skated to a 5-4 victory over Tampa Bay on Wednesday in NHL action at Tampa Bay Times Forum.

The Canadiens were a +100 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.

Montreal got goals from Brian Gionta, Tomas Plekanec, Thomas Vanek, Lars Eller, and Dale Weise in the victory. Plekanec opened the scoring at 10:28 of the first period.

Carey Price turned in a 21-save effort for the Canadiens.

Steven Stamkos (2), Nikita Kucherov, and Alex Killorn scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Carey Price.

Anders Lindback stopped 39 of 44 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Montreal scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Tampa Bay went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Montreal outshot Tampa Bay 44-25 in the game.