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.
The Canadiens battled. They outshot the home team 37-25. Michael Ryder hit a post and a crossbar behind Marc-André Fleury, who was injured and replaced by Tomas Vokoun for a
Michael Ryder finally solved Ryan Miller on a Canadiens power play. But the Buffalo goaltender made 38 saves – including 16 in the third period – and the Sabres
The Canadiens blew open a tight game with three unanswered goals in the third period. Captain Brian Gionta tipped in a lovely pass from P.K. Subban 48 seconds into
Ott in OT. The Canadiens were frustrated again in trying to win a sixth straight game. A heroic third-period comeback featured goals by Max Pacioretty and Colby Armstrong. But it went
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. It was their fifth
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
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
Your Montreal Canadiens NEVER quit. With their emotional lkeader, Brandon Prust, in the room with a shoulder injury, the Canadiens outshot the home team 13-2 in the third period
At the halfway mark of their schedule, your Montreal Canadiens are STILL in first place in the Eastern Conference. After playing their worst second period of the season –