NHL: Montreal 4, Ottawa 3

MONTREAL, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Tomas Plekanec got the go-ahead goal late in the third period Saturday, staking the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-3 win over Ottawa.

NHL: Montreal 5, Pittsburgh 2

PITTSBURGH, May 12 (UPI) -- Brian Gionta's quick goal Wednesday began a shocking domination that gave Montreal a 5-2 win over Pittsburgh and a berth in the conference finals.

NHL: Montreal 3, Pittsburgh 2

MONTREAL, May 6 (UPI) -- Maxim Lapierre and Brian Gionta scored less than 2 minutes apart in the third period Thursday, rallying Montreal to a 3-2 victory over Pittsburgh.

NHL: Montreal 4, Florida 1

MONTREAL, March 25 (UPI) -- Jaroslav Halak made 23 saves Thursday and the Montreal Canadiens produced two empty-net goals to defeat Florida 4-1.

NHL: Toronto 3, Montreal 2 (SO)

TORONTO, March 20 (UPI) -- John Mitchell's third-round shootout goal proved decisive Saturday as the Toronto Maple Leafs downed Montreal 3-2.

NHL: Montreal 4, Anaheim 3 (SO)

ANAHEIM, Calif., March 7 (UPI) -- Tomas Plekanec's shootout goal Sunday capped a Montreal comeback from a 3-0 deficit and handed the Canadiens a 4-3 over Anaheim.

NHL: Montreal 4, Los Angeles 2

LOS ANGELES, March 7 (UPI) -- Brian Gionta and Benoit Pouliot each tallied a goal and added an assist Saturday to help the Montreal Canadiens defeat Los Angeles 4-2.

NHL: San Jose 3, Montreal 2

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 5 (UPI) -- Dany Heatley and Manny Malhotra scored within a 3-minute span of the third period Thursday to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 3-2 comeback win over Montreal.

NHL: Montreal 5, Pittsburgh 3

MONTREAL, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Two goals by Brian Gionta helped carry the Montreal Canadiens to a 5-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins Saturday.

NHL: Montreal 3, Boston 2 (SO)

BOSTON, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Brian Gionta scored the only goal of the shootout Thursday, giving Montreal a 3-2 win that extended Boston's longest losing streak in 85 years to nine games.

NHL: Montreal 5, Dallas 3

MONTREAL, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Brian Gionta's second goal of the game Thursday gave Montreal the lead 7:14 into the third period and the Canadiens went on to defeat Dallas 5-3.

NHL: Montreal 2, Tampa Bay 1 (OT)

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Tomas Plekanec scored with 1:18 remaining in overtime Wednesday, giving the Montreal Canadiens a 2-1 decision over Tampa Bay.

NHL: Montreal 2, Atlanta 1 (SO)

MONTREAL, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Scott Gomez and Brian Gionta scored the only goals in the shootout Tuesday, giving the Montreal Canadiens a 2-1 victory over Atlanta.

NHL: Edmonton 3, Montreal 2

EDMONTON, Alberta, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Nikolai Khabibulin blocked 33-of-35 shots Saturday and the Edmonton Oilers went on to defeat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2.

NHL: Montreal 2, Buffalo 1 (OT)

BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Brian Gionta scored 2:42 into overtime Saturday to give the Montreal Canadiens a 2-1 overtime victory over the Buffalo Sabres.

NHL: Montreal 4, Toronto 3 (OT)

TORONTO, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Josh Gorges scored with 13 seconds left in overtime Thursday to give the Montreal Canadiens a 4-3 victory over Toronto.
NHL: New Jersey 3, Carolina 2 (OT)

NHL: New Jersey 3, Carolina 2 (OT)

RALEIGH, N.C., April 19 (UPI) -- Travis Zajac's overtime goal Sunday gave the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 win over Carolina and a 2-1 lead in their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.

NHL: New Jersey 3, Ottawa 2

OTTAWA, April 9 (UPI) -- New Jersey beat Ottawa 3-2 on Brendan Shanahan's shootout goal Thursday and the Devils clinched the Atlantic Division title for the third time in four seasons.

NHL: New Jersey 4, Minnesota 0

NEWARK, N.J., March 20 (UPI) -- Martin Brodeur's 553rd career victory Friday led the New Jersey Devils to a 4-0 win over the Minnesota Wild.

NHL: New Jersey 3, Chicago 2

NEWARK, N.J., March 17 (UPI) -- Martin Brodeur became the NHL's all-time winningest goaltender Tuesday when he backstopped the New Jersey Devils' 3-2 win over Chicago.

NHL: New Jersey 3, Toronto 2 (OT)

TORONTO, March 3 (UPI) -- Johnny Oduya scored the winning goal with 11.4 seconds remaining in overtime Tuesday to give the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 win over Toronto.

NHL: New Jersey 3, Philadelphia 0

NEWARK, N.J., March 1 (UPI) -- New Jersey downed the Philadelphia Flyers 3-0 Sunday behind the goaltending of Martin Brodeur, who racked up the 100th shutout of his NHL career.

NHL: New Jersey 6, San Jose 5

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Dave Clarkson's second goal of the game with 3:32 to play Sunday turned out to be the winner for the New Jersey Devils in a 6-5 decision over San Jose.

NHL: New Jersey 5, Atlanta 1

ATLANTA, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Travis Zajac touched off a three-goal opening period Friday night and the New Jersey Devils coasted to a 5-1 victory over Atlanta.

NHL: New Jersey 4, Montreal 1

NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Jamie Langerbrunner's goal and assist Friday led the New Jersey Devils' 4-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens.
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