Lars Eller broke a tie midway through the third period, Max Pacioretty had two goals and two assists, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Dallas Stars 6-4 on Thursday night.
P.K. Subban had a goal and three assists, and Brendan Gallagher and David Desharnais also scored for Montreal, which finished a season-high six-game road trip at 3-2-1.
Valeri Nichushkin converted a penalty shot for Dallas. Jamie Benn, Tyler Seguin and Brenden Dillon tallied for the Stars.
Dallas (20-13-7) lost in regulation for the first time in eight games, ending its longest streak of games with a point this season at 5-0-2.
Seguin scored his 21st at 7:42 of the third period on the power play and Dillon followed 47 seconds later to tie it. But Eller netted his 10th of the season at 10:39 to put Montreal (24-14-4) ahead. Pacioretty added an empty-netter.
Nichushkin, taken down by Canadiens defenseman Josh Gorges near the crease, beat goalie Carey Price to his glove side on the penalty shot to tie the scor...