Brendan Gallagher provided the go-ahead goal midway through the third period, as the Montreal Canadiens lit the lamp three times in the final frame to take a 5-2 decision over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday at Air Canada Centre. Max Pacioretty potted a pair of goals, while Alexei Emelin and Brian Gionta each scored once for the Canadiens, who have earned a point in nine straight games (7-0-2) since a 6-0 setback against the Leafs on Feb. 9. Carey Price posted 21 saves in the victory. Frazer McLaren and Clarke MacArthur each scored once, while Ben Scrivens allowed four goals on 39 shots in the setback, Toronto's third in its last five games.
Final Score: Philadelphia 4, Washington 1
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Simon Gagne scored a goal in his first game back in Philadelphia to help the Flyers to a 4-1 win over the Washington Capitals on Thursday. Acquired by the Flyers in a trade with the Kings on Tuesday, Gagne scored his first goal of the season and first with the Flyers since he was traded to Tampa Bay in 2010. Claude Giroux posted a goal and an assist while Wayne Simmonds and Maxime Talbot also scored for the Flyers, who were coming off a 4-2 loss to Toronto on Monday. Ilya Bryzgalov gave up a late goal on 24 shots in the win. Joel Ward had the lone goal of the night for the Capitals, who had a two-game winning streak snapped. Washington goaltender Braden Holtby was pulled late in the second period after giving up four goals on 18 shots. Philipp Grubauer stopped all 14 shots he faced in relief.