New York Post

Habs’ rally too much for Devs


Alex Galchenyuk and Sven Andrighett­o scored in regulation and again in the shootout and the Canadiens rallied from a twogoal deficit to beat the Devils 32 on Friday night at Prudential Center for their fourth straight win.

Mike Condon started for the injured Carey Price and preserved the win by stopping Patrik Elias with his pad on the Devils’ fifth attempt in the shootout. He finished with 25 saves, the same as the Devils’ Cory Schneider.

Adam Henrique and Lee Stempniak scored for the Devils in regulation and Jacob Josefson had the only tally in the shootout for New Jersey, which has lost four of five games.

“I think if you really look at the game, Schneider made some unbelievab­le saves and we could have been down,” Devils coach John Hynes said. “That’s a highend offensive team. It’s a very good team with good goaltendin­g. We stuck with it and competed hard. We found a way to get a point. We would have liked to have had two.”

Schneider had two outstandin­g stops in overtime, including a pointblank save on Max Pacioretty on a power play in the waning seconds and a shorthande­d stop on Tomas Plekanec’s breakaway.

Andrighett­o pulled Montreal within 21 with 4:43 left in the second period, and then Galchenyuk tied it with 8:46 left in the third.

This was the opener of a homeandhom­e series, with the teams playing in Montreal on Saturday night.

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