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Canadiens Down Winnipeg 4-2 - Match Report

Montreal got a pair of goals from David Desharnais as the Canadiens skated to a 4-2 victory over Winnipeg on Thursday at MTS Centre. The Canadiens were a -120 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5. Montreal got goals from David Desharnais (2), Rene Bourque, and Brendan Gallagher in the victory. Bourque opened the scoring at 9:54 of the second period. Carey Price turned in a 23-save effort for the Canadiens. Blake Wheeler and James Wright scored for the Jets, finding the net behind Carey Price. Ondrej Pavelec stopped 26 of 30 shots for the Jets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory. Montreal scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Winnipeg went 0-for-2 with the man advantage. Montreal outshot Winnipeg 30-25 in the game.