David Desharnais scored the tying goal with 37 seconds left in the third period and added a goal in the shootout, and the Montreal Canadiens rallied for a 4-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday night in Newark.
Lars Eller also scored in the third period and shootout for Montreal, which also beat the Devils in Montreal on Monday night.
Rookie Reid Boucher, making his NHL debut, scored for the Devils in the shootout, breaking a string of 20 straight missed chances by the Devils, who are 0-5 in shootouts this season.
New Lundqvist deal
No. 1 goalie Henrik Lundqvist agreed to a long-term contract extension with the New York Rangers.
Lundqvist, in the final season of a six-year, $41.25 million deal, agreed to a seven-year contract reportedly worth $59.5 million. His salary-cap charge would rise from $6.875 million to $8.5 million and make him the NHL's highest-paid goalie.
More important, it should keep him starring on Broadway for the rest of his career.
- Associated Press