Kovalchuk scores in SO, Canadiens rally past Devils 5-4

Montreal Canadiens v New Jersey Devils
Posted at 11:28 PM, Feb 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-04 23:28:49-05

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.