MONTREAL – Andrei Kostitsyn scored 1:25 into overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a 3-2 win over the Phoenix Coyotes on Monday night.
Kostitsyn put a rebound past Ilya Bryzgalov for his third goal in two games as Montreal improved to 5-2-1. Linemates Tomas Plekanec and Michael Cammalleri also scored in regulation.
Carey Price, who has started each of the Canadiens’ games, made 27 saves for his second straight win, including his first shutout in nearly two years Saturday in a 3-0 win in Ottawa.
Kyle Turris and Derek Morris scored for Phoenix, which opened a three-game road trip.
Bryzgalov stopped 26 shots.
Phoenix has never won at the Bell Centre, and has not won in Montreal since the franchise moved to Arizona for the 1996-97 season.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP)—Michal Handzus scored in the fifth round of a shootout as Los Angeles edged Minnesota.
Anze Kopitar and Jarrett Stoll also scored in the shootout and Kings goalie Jonathan Quick stopped Antti Miettinen shot in the fifth round to secure the victory.
Kopitar had a goal and assist in regulation as Los Angeles won for the fifth time in six games. Stoll added a power-play goal and Quick stopped 20 shots.
John Madden and Nick Schultz scored for the Wild. Niklas Backstrom made 32 saves for Minnesota.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP)—Kyle Wilson scored his first NHL goal and Mathieu Garon stopped 28 shots.
Wilson, playing in his fifth career game, put the Blue Jackets ahead 1-0 in the first.
Derick Brassard converted a nice pass from Rick Nash for a 2-0 lead and Garon made the lead stand during a wild onslaught by the Flyers in the third period.
They outshot Columbus 12-4 in the final 20 minutes, even though the Blue Jackets had three power plays. Ville Leino scored his second goal of the year for the Flyers, who have lost four of five.
The Blue Jackets have won four of five.