RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Alexander Semin fired in a game-winning goal 3:27 into overtime Tuesday, capping the Carolina Hurricanes' 5-4 comeback victory over Montreal.
But Montreal's P.K. Subban scored midway through the third to knot the game.
In overtime, Ron Hainsey got control of the puck on the right side and sent a slap-pass to Semin in the left circle. The Hurricanes winger stopped the puck, spun around and fired a shot past Carey Price for winner.
Skinner added an assist and Staal finished with a goal and two assists as Carolina snapped a five-game losing streak.
Cam Ward made 21 saves for the win.
Max Pacioretty had two goals and and Lars Eller also scored for the Canadiens.
Price turned aside 37-of-42 shots.