EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Christopher Higgins scored the game-winner Thursday in the Montreal Canadiens' 4-3 victory against the New Jersey Devils.
Higgins' 16th goal this season came at 14:31 of the third period when Montreal scored three times to overcome a 3-1 deficit.
Montreal's Brian Smolinski scored twice and Saku Koivi once.
Christobal Huet needed to stop 10 of only 13 shots for the Canadiens, who head into the all-star break with two straight wins and six of eight overall after ending a 10-game winless streak at the Meadowlands.
They last won at New Jersey Feb. 5, 2002 and head into this season's NHL all-star break with a 17-7-3 road record.
Martin Brodeur yielded four goals on 32 shots for the Devils, who have lost three of five.