NHL: Montreal 3, New Jersey 2

Dec. 2, 2013 at 10:22 PM

MONTREAL, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Alex Galchenyuk scored the go-ahead goal in the third period Monday, hoisting the Montreal Canadiens over New Jersey 3-2.

With the scored tied 2-2 midway through the final period, Alexei Emelin fired a shot from the high slot that Galchenyuk corralled at the right side of the net and directed past Martin Brodeur for the decisive score.

Rene Bourque added a goal and an assist, Max Pacioretty scored and David Desharnais provided two assists for the Habs, who improved to 6-0-1 in their last seven games.

Carey Price notched the win with 28 saves.

Steve Bernier and Michael Ryder each scored for the Devils, whose two-game winning streak was snapped.

Brodeur finished with 14 saves.

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