The Canadiens would take a lead 23 seconds into the game with a goal by Max Pacioretty. The lone assist would be by Jeff Petry. Max Pacioretty would get called for holding at 9:52. The Penguins would not be able to convert on the power play. Alexander Radulov would get called for interference at 18:35. The Penguins would end the period with 35 seconds of power play time left. The Penguins outshot the Canadiens 17-13 in the first period.
The Penguins would not be able to convert on the power play. Alexander Radulov would get called with a double minor for high sticking at 7:02. Nick Bonino would get called for a Delay of Game penalty at 7:05 to cancel out half of 4 minute power play. The Penguins would once again not be able to convert on the power play.David Desharnais would score at 12:07 to extend the lead to 2-0. Max Pacioretty with the lone assist. Kris Letang would get called for holding at 14:02. The Penguins would kill the penalty. Brian Flynn would get called for high sticking at 19:23. Evgeni Malkin would get called for hooking 2 seconds later to cancel the power play out.The Penguins would out shoot the Canadiens 10 to 8 in the 2nd.
The 3rd period would start off pretty feisty. Justin Schultz would get called for tripping at :33. Eric Fehr would get called for boarding at 1:26 to put the Penguins short handed. Shea Weber would get called for tripping at 1:41. Max Pacioretty would get called for tripping at 2:15. Kris Letang would get called for slashing at 2:27. Alexander Radulov would score on the power play at 4:31. The Penguins would get called for too many men on the ice at 7:40. Alex Galchenyuk and Al Montoya. David Desharnais would score at 13:44 to make it 4-0. Jeff Petry and Andrei Markov would the assists. Nathan Beaulieu would get called for delay of game at 25:43 to give the Penguins a power play. Montreal Canadiens would out shoot the Penguins 11-9 in the 3rd period.
Marc-Andre Fleury would make 28 saves on 32 shots. The Penguins would go 0 for 8 on the power play and kill 5 of 6 penalties.The Penguins record is now 2-1-1. The Penguins next game is at home against the San Jose Sharks on Thursday night.