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Semin scores OT goal, lifts Hurricanes to 5-4 win over Canadiens

Montreal Canadiens' Max Pacioretty (67) slips the puck past Carolina Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward (30) for a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

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Montreal Canadiens' Max Pacioretty (67) slips the puck past Carolina Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward (30) for a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

RALEIGH, N.C. - Alexander Semin scored 3:27 into overtime, and the Carolina Hurricanes snapped a five-game losing streak with a come-from-behind, 5-4 victory against the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night.

Manny Malhotra scored the fourth goal in a seven-minute span for the Hurricanes, who had trailed 3-0 in the second period.

Montreal defenceman P.K. Subban tied the game 4-4 with 9:44 remaining in regulation.

Jeff Skinner scored a pair of power-play goals 37 seconds apart, and Eric Staal tied the game at 3 just 4:07 into the third period. Cam Ward made 21 saves in the win.

Max Pacioretty scored two goals, and Carey Price stopped 37 shots in a losing cause.

Lars Eller and Pacioretty scored in the opening eight minutes, and the Hurricanes failed on their first seven power plays in the first 35 minutes.

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