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HABS FALL IN SHOOTOUT

Tuesday, 11.12.2013 / 11:21 PM

The Canadian Press

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HABS FALL IN SHOOTOUT
Tampa Bay Lightning 2, Montréal Canadiens 1
Three Stars of the Game
Carey Price
1st
SA: 45TOI: 64:58
GA: 1EV: 35-36
PIM: 0PP: 8-8
SV%: .978SH: 1-1
Ben Bishop
2nd
Ben Bishop
SA: 29TOI: 65:00
GA: 1EV: 22-23
PIM: 0PP: 6-6
SV%: .966SH: 0-0
Valtteri Filppula
3rd
Valtteri Filppula
G: 0Shots: 4
A: 0Hits: 0
PTS: 0PIM: 0
+/-: 0TOI: 23:27

MONTREAL (CP) -- Valtteri Filppula scored the only goal in the shootout to spoil a 44-save performance by Carey Price and give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night.

Ryan Malone scored in regulation time for Tampa Bay (13-5-0), while Ben Bishop stopped 28 shots.

Daniel Briere was the lone goal scorer for Montreal (9-8-2).

Malone put Tampa Bay on the scoreboard at 5:00 of the first when he deflected an Eric Brewer shot from the point.

Malone, who was shoved by Canadiens defenceman Douglas Murray seconds before Brewer's shot, deflected the puck while falling to the ice. The goal was his third of the season.

Montreal couldn't take advantage of three power-play opportunities in the first period. They finished the game 0 for 3 with the man advantage.

The Habs, who were outshot 13-5 in the second frame, dodged a bullet late in the period when Radko Gudas beat Price with a shot from the point. The goal was disallowed when video replay suggested Tyler Johnson had obstructed Price on the play.

Briere got the equalizer at 15:22 of the third when a Max Pacioretty shot went off his thigh and past Bishop. Briere was back in the Canadiens' lineup for the first time since suffering a concussion on Oct. 19. The 36-year-old, who missed 10 games, played on a line with Michael Bournival and Rene Bourque.

Overtime solved nothing.

The Lightning were without their leading goal-scorer Steven Stamkos, who broke his right leg after crashing into the net against the Bruins on Monday. Stamkos underwent surgery Tuesday afternoon and is expected to miss several months of play.

Rookie J.T. Brown, who was recalled from Syracuse (AHL) after Stamkos' injury, recorded one shot in 14:37 of ice time. Brown played five NHL games with the Lightning in 2012.

Notes: The Canadiens have only won once in their last six games. They beat the New York Islanders 4-2 on Sunday. a David Desharnais and George Parros were both healthy scratches. a Defender Alexei Emelin, who has yet to play this season, is expected to dress over the weekend. Emelin underwent knee surgery last May. a The Lightning are first in the Atlantic division. a Montreal heads to Columbus to play the Blue Jackets on Friday.

scoring summary
1st Period
05:00
TBL
Ryan Malone (3) ASST: Eric Brewer (4), B.J. Crombeen (3)
1 - 0 TBL
2nd Period
NONE
3rd Period
15:22
MTL
Daniel Briere (2) ASST: Max Pacioretty (2)
1 - 1 Tie
OT Period
NONE
Shootout
RNDMTLTBL
1A. GalchenyukV. Filppula
2D. BriereT. Purcell
3B. Gallagher
penalty summary
1st Period
05:53
TBL
Ondrej Palat  Holding against  Travis Moen
12:40
TBL
Tyler Johnson  Hooking against  Rene Bourque
18:01
TBL
Mark Barberio  Tripping against  Gabriel Dumont
2nd Period
08:54
MTL
Rene Bourque  Too many men/ice - bench
3rd Period
16:27
MTL
Rene Bourque  Hi-sticking against  Tyler Johnson
18:54
MTL
Lars Eller  Delay Gm - Face-off Violation
OT Period
00:40
MTL
Andrei Markov  Delaying Game-Puck over glass
goalie stats
Ben Bishop
Ben Bishop
12-2-0
SA: 29TOI: 65:00
Saves: 28EV: 22 - 23
PIM: 0PP: 6 - 6
SV%: .966SH: 0 - 0
Carey Price
SA: 45TOI: 64:58
Saves: 44EV: 35 - 36
PIM: 0PP: 8 - 8
SV%: .978SH: 1 - 1