WINNIPEG – SPORTS – Carey Price made 34 saves in his 700th NHL game, and the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Winnipeg Jets 4-2 at Bell MTS Place on Monday.
Tyler Toffoli had two goals and an assist, and Josh Anderson had a goal and an assist for the Canadiens (13-8-7), who had lost two straight.
Kyle Connor scored two power-play goals, and Connor Hellebuyck made 27 saves for the Jets (17-9-2).
The teams will complete a two-game set here Wednesday.
OTTAWA – SPORTS – J.T. Miller scored 1:40 into overtime to give the Vancouver Canucks a 3-2 win against the Ottawa Senators at Canadian Tire Centre on Monday.
Miller scored with a forehand deke on a breakaway after Colin White tied it 2-2 for Ottawa with 2:10 remaining in the third and Joey Daccord pulled for the extra skater.
“Well, I’m happy we won the game, but I didn’t think we skated very well, didn’t think we passed the puck very well,” Vancouver coach Travis Green said. “Our goalie gave us the game.”
CALGARY – Sports – Noah Hanifin broke a tie at 6:32 of the third period, and the Calgary Flames won their third straight under coach Darryl Sutter, 4-3 against the Edmonton Oilers at Scotiabank Saddledome on Monday.
Sutter, who replaced Geoff Ward on March 4, was 107-73-15 with 15 ties in three seasons as Calgary coach from 2002-06, including advancing to the Stanley Cup Final in 2004, and was their general manager from 2003-10.
Elias Lindholm, Dillon Dube, and Andrew Mangiapane each had a goal and an assist for the Flames (14-12-3), who matched their season-long win streak of three games, set Feb 6-11. Jacob Markstrom made 28 saves.