MONTREAL, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Andrei Markov
's fourth goal in four games was an overtime game-winner Sunday, boosting the Montreal Canadiens over New Jersey 4-3.
The two teams looked to be heading for a shootout as overtime wound down but Montreal went on a 4-on-3 power play when New Jersey defenseman Andy Greene was whistled for holding with 59 seconds remaining.
Markov scored against New Jersey's Martin Brodeur On the ensuing faceoff, collecting his third game-winning goal of the young season.
Ryan White, Brendan Gallagher and Brandon Prust also scored and Carey Price turned aside 22-of-25 shots for the Habs.
Dave Clarkson and Patrik Elias each notched a goal and an assist and Dainius Zubrus scored a goal for the Devils, who fell for the first time this season after three straight victories.
Brodeur made 28 saves.
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