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NHL: Montreal 3, Phoenix 2 (OT)

Nov. 11, 2011 at 12:11 AM   |   Comments

GLENDALE, Ariz., Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Josh Gorges bounced a shot off the post and into the net 1:45 into overtime Thursday, giving the Montreal Canadiens a 3-2 win over Phoenix.

The Canadiens have not lost to Phoenix in 13 seasons.

Montreal's regulation goals came in the second period from Brian Gionta and Travis Moen, giving the Canadiens a 2-1 lead going into the third. Raffi Torres tied it on a wrist shot 5:50 into the final period.

Carey Price made 32 saves for Montreal, which had lost two in a row. Mike Smith gave up three goals on 36 shots.

The last win for the Coyotes over Montreal came Dec. 9, 1998. Thursday's game was their only scheduled meeting this season.

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