The Canadiens got a third-period goal from Tomas Plekanec, redirecting a point shot by rookie Jarred Tinordi, and then held the for a 2-1 win.
New Jersey had 18 shots in the third period, but Carey Price was spectacular.
In winning his 15th game, Price made 32 saves.
The win lifted the Canadiens past Pittsburgh and Boston into first place in the Eastern Conference.
The lofty status won’t last: the Bruins and Penguins play Sunday afternoon.
You could make a case for Lars Eller as First Star of the game even if he hadn't scored the Shootout goal that gave your Montreal Canadiens a
The Canadiens blew leads of 1-0 and 3-1 in regulation time. But goals by Alex Galcheyuk and Lars Eller won the Shootout and kept the Canadiens atop the Eastern
I thought the wheels would fall off after Toronto humiliated your Montreal Canadiens 6-0 at the Bell Centre. It didn't happen. The Canadiens went to Florida and beat the Lightning
The Canadiens finish their longest road trip of the season with a 5-2 win over the Florida Panthers. That's four wins in five games since the amazing first-place team
With an offhand remark he made during Saturday's edition of L'Antichambre, Mathieu Darche captured the spirit that has lifted your amazing Montreal Canadiens from worst to first in
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