Zach Parise scored two goals, including the go-ahead tally with 2:44 remaining, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Montreal Canadiens 5-3 on Thursday night.
David Clarkson also scored twice, including an empty-netter in the final seconds. Dainius Zubrus added a goal, and Ilya Kovalchuk had three assists for the Devils, who have won two straight. Martin Brodeur made 27 saves.
David Desharnais, Andrei Kostitsyn and Mathieu Darche scored for Montreal, which had 18 saves from Carey Price.
Parise's second goal gave the Devils their first lead of the night. He deflected Kovalchuk's shot past Price to break a 3-3 tie. Clarkson finished the scoring for the Devils, who had trailed 2-0 and 3-1.
Desharnais and Kostitsyn staked Montreal to an early 2-0 lead in the first period. Rene Bourque had multiple swipes at the puck deep in the Devils zone before flipping a shot that glanced in off Desharnais at 4:11. Kostitsyn, alone in the slot, spun and put the rebound of Yannick Weber'...