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Desharnais has goal, assist in Canadiens' 3-1 victory over Sabres

Wednesday, 11.27.2013 / 10:10 PM

Associated Press

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Desharnais has goal, assist in Canadiens' 3-1 victory over Sabres
Montréal Canadiens 3, Buffalo Sabres 1
Three Stars of the Game
David Desharnais
1st
G: 1Shots: 2
A: 1Hits: 0
PTS: 2PIM: 0
+/-: -1TOI: 16:48
Andrei Markov
2nd
G: 0Shots: 1
A: 3Hits: 1
PTS: 3PIM: 0
+/-: 1TOI: 27:37
Drew Stafford
3rd
Drew Stafford
G: 0Shots: 1
A: 1Hits: 1
PTS: 1PIM: 0
+/-: 0TOI: 16:49

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Alex Galchenyuk and David Desharnais scored, Carey Price made 24 saves and the Montreal Canadiens extended their winning streak to four games with a 3-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday.

Andrei Markov had three assists and Montreal's NHL-best road power play scored twice in four chances.

Matt Moulson scored for Buffalo as the Sabres lost their fifth consecutive game in regulation.

Ryan Miller made 28 saves in the loss.

Montreal scored first at 17:21 of the first when Lars Eller slid a drop pass to Markov, who caught Miller out of the net. Markov's shot deflected off Galchenyuk and into the goal.

It marked Markov's fourth straight game with a point.

scoring summary
1st Period
17:21
MTL
Alex Galchenyuk (6) ASST: Andrei Markov (13), Lars Eller (7)
1 - 0 MTL
2nd Period
13:44
MTL
PPG - David Desharnais (2) ASST: P.K. Subban (18), Andrei Markov (14)
2 - 0 MTL
17:30
BUF
Matt Moulson (9) ASST: Drew Stafford (7)
2 - 1 MTL
3rd Period
18:16
MTL
PPG - Brendan Gallagher (9) ASST: David Desharnais (4), Andrei Markov (15)
3 - 1 MTL
penalty summary
1st Period
07:54
MTL
Alex Galchenyuk  Hi stick - double minor against  Steve Ott
19:16
BUF
Matt Moulson  Tripping against  P.K. Subban
2nd Period
12:25
BUF
Marcus Foligno  Roughing against  P.K. Subban
3rd Period
06:34
BUF
John Scott  Fighting (maj) against  Douglas Murray
06:34
MTL
Douglas Murray  Fighting (maj) against  John Scott
11:17
BUF
Tyler Myers  Boarding against  Brendan Gallagher
17:02
BUF
Tyler Ennis  Interference against  Ryan White
goalie stats
Carey Price
SA: 25TOI: 60:00
Saves: 24EV: 21 - 22
PIM: 0PP: 3 - 3
SV%: .960SH: 0 - 0
Ryan Miller
Ryan Miller
4-15-0
SA: 31TOI: 58:24
Saves: 28EV: 26 - 27
PIM: 0PP: 2 - 4
SV%: .903SH: 0 - 0