Kovalchuk scores in SO, Canadiens rally past Devils 5-4
Posted: 11:28 PM, Feb 04, 2020
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NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 4: Ilya Kovalchuk #17 of the Montreal Canadiens scores the game winning goal past goalie Louis Domingue #70 of the New Jersey Devils in the shootout of an NHL hockey game on February 4, 2020 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Montreal won 5-4 in a shootout, (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)
The Montreal Canadiens have rallied from a three-goal deficit and beaten the New Jersey Devils 5-4 in a shootout on Tuesday night.
Former Devils Ilya Kovalchuk had the only shootout goal. Joel Armia, Nate Thompson, Nick Cousins and Christian Folin scored for Montreal.
Charlie Lindgren had 20 saves filling for an ill Carey Price. Kyle Palmieri scored twice and Miles Wood and Jesper Bratt once for the Devils. Louis Domingue had 32 saves.
The Devils won the season series 2-1.
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