nhl Game Recap
Calgary Flames vs Montreal Canadiens Wrap - Montreal Wins 4-2
The Flames came up short Thursday against the Canadiens, falling 4-2.
Bettors who backed the Canadiens were rewarded as +125 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Brendan Gallagher, Jake Evans, Nick Suzuki, and Ben Chiarot each scored for the Canadiens in the victory. Chiarot opened the scoring for Montreal.
Jake Allen stopped 24 of 26 Calgary shots in the victory.
Andrew Mangiapane, and Mikael Backlund scored for the Flames, finding the net behind Jake Allen.
Jacob Markstrom stopped 24 of 27 shots for the Flames, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Montreal went 2-for-5, while the Flames were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Montreal outshot Calgary 28-26 in the game.
Montreal looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Red Wings. The Flames will aim to get back on the winning track at Toronto.