NHL: Columbus 3, Montreal 0

Nov. 2, 2010 at 9:40 PM
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COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Mathieu Garon notched his first shutout of the year and 17th of his career Tuesday in the Columbus Blue Jackets' 3-0 win over Montreal.

Garon turned aside all 29 shots he faced, leading Columbus to its fourth win in five games. The third-year pro remained undefeated in regulation time in 13 career home starts for the Blue Jackets, improving to 8-0-4.

Rick Nash netted his fourth goal of the year to put Columbus on top 12:35 into the game, and Derick Brassard quickly made it 2-0 only 83 seconds later.

Kyle Wilson also scored for the victors.

Carey Price stopped 21-of-24 shots for Montreal, which had their five-game road winning streak snapped. The Canadiens went 0-for-3 on the power play in the setback.

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