Brendan Gallagher scored in regulation time and bagged the only goal of the shootout.
Peter Budaj, who came into the game in relief of Carey Price after 40 minutes, stopped six Boston shooters to get the win.
The Canadiens rallied twice from two-goal deficits to tie the game, on Andrei Markov’s power play goal, with nine seconds left.
The win lifted the Canadiens back into first place in the Northeast Division.
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