Canadiens Edge Ducks in O.T.


Defenceman Jeff Petry scored 25 seconds into overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks.

Nick Suzuki and Brendan Gallagher scored in regulation for the Canadiens (26-23-7), who have won six of their last eight games.

Carey Price made 35 saves and improved to 4-7-1 all-time against Anaheim.

Jakob Silfverberg and Derek Grant scored for the Ducks (22-26-6), who saw their two-game win streak come to an end. John Gibson stopped 24-of-27 shots in defeat.

In overtime, Petry carried the puck all the way from his own zone and beat Gibson with a wrist shot, blocker side for his eighth of the year.

Montreal improved to 12-14-4 on their home ice.