Posted October 13, 2013 on AP on Fox

NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 16: Carey Price #31 of the Montreal Canadiens warms up before playing against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on December 16, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Carey Price made 39 saves and Lars Eller got credit for a bizarre short-handed winner in the Montreal Canadiens' 4-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday. Max Pacioretty, Tomas Plekanec and Josh Gorges also scored for Montreal, and Raphael Diaz added two assists. Henrik Sedin replied for Vancouver, which got 34 saves from Roberto Luongo. He also stopped Pacioretty on a third-period penalty shot. The winner came in the second period with the Canadiens killing a penalty. Canucks defensemen Dan Hamhuis and Jason Garrison got tangled up behind the Vancouver net on a breakout, with the puck caroming into the crease and off both of Luongo's skates before dribbling over the line at 16:12. Eller, who wasn't even in the Canucks' zone at the time of the goal, was the last Canadiens player to touch the puck for a Montreal team that didn't score a short-handed goal all last season or through the first four games of 2013-2014. Apart from that bizarre play, the story for a lot of the g...
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