Alex Galchenyuk and Lars Eller each had a goal and two assists, and the Montreal Canadiens ended a four-game losing streak with a 4-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Sunday night.
Their linemate, Brendan Gallagher, and Michael Bournival also scored to help Canadiens coach Michel Therrien earn his 250th NHL win.
Pierre-Marc Bouchard and Brock Nelson had the goals for the Islanders, who ended a four-game road trip without a point. Montreal had a 31-26 advantage in shots.
The Islanders played their second game in less than 24 hours and were without recently acquired forward Thomas Vanek, who sustained an upper-body injury in a 5-2 loss Saturday night in Columbus.
New York's penalty-killing woes on the road trip continued as Montreal went 2 for 5 with the man advantage. The Isles killed off only nine of 17 penalties in the four games.
After a scoreless first period, Gallagher was sent in on the right side and beat backup goalie Kevin Poulin with a wrist shot 1:46 into the se...