• SHARE:
  • email
  • Bookmark and Share

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)

Zoom Image

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.

More Stories

Canadiens will have four alternate captains rather than giving anyone the C

LAVAL, Que. - Debate raged all summer over who would be the next captain of the Montreal...

Bozon begins Canadiens rookie camp glad to be alive after meningitis scare

BROSSARD, Que. - Tim Bozon was clearly the happiest skater among the 44 players at the opening...

Former Canadiens defence great Lapointe to have jersey retire Nov. 8

MONTREAL - Guy Lapointe's jersey retirement ceremony will take place Nov. 8 at the Bell Centre...

Subban, Pacioretty among candidates as Canadiens look for a new captain

NEW YORK, N.Y. - With Brian Gionta gone the Montreal Canadiens need a new captain—and there is...
blog comments powered by Disqus

THN on Twitter

Is going with four alternate captains rather than giving one player the 'C' a good move by the Canadiens?




Contests

Our Partners