>> Lightning Fall 4-1 Against Montreal - Game Recap
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Montreal earned a 4-1 victory over Tampa Bay behind a 2-goal performance from Rene Bourque on Friday at Tampa Bay Times Forum.
The Canadiens were a +106 underdog in the win. The combined score pushed PUSH the total, which closed at 5.
Montreal got goals from Rene Bourque (2), David Desharnais, and Brendan Gallagher in the victory. Desharnais opened the scoring at 2:34 of the second period.
Carey Price stopped 26 of 27 Tampa Bay shots in the victory.
Teddy Purcell scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Carey Price.
Tampa Bay got a 20-stop effort from Anders Lindback in the loss.
Montreal scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Tampa Bay went 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 27-26.