facebook
twitter
search
search

NHL: Montreal 6, Ottawa 2

Dec. 27, 2011 at 11:16 PM

OTTAWA, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Lars Eller's shorthanded goal in the first period Tuesday touched off a run of five straight Montreal scores in the Canadiens' 6-2 win over Ottawa.

Michael Cammalleri, Erik Cole, Louis Leblanc, Tomas Plekanec and P.K. Subban all finished with a goal and an assist while Raphael Diaz added three helpers for the Canadiens.

Carey Price stopped 33-of-35 shots for the Habs, who broke a five-game losing streak and handed a first victory to interim head Coach Randy Cunneyworth after going 0-4-0 since he replace the fired Jacques Martin.

Zack Smith and Jason Spezza found the net for the Senators.

Craig Anderson started in goal but was yanked in the second period after yielding four goals on seven shots. Alex Auld came in and turned aside 19-of-21 the rest of the way.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Josh Donaldson agrees to deal with Tornonto Blue Jays
5 Reasons why Denver Broncos will/won't be repeat champions
Watch every star-studded Super Bowl commercial of 2016
Man uses snowboard to wakeboard on flooded streets
Peyton Manning's mom: 'I would like for him to retire'