Carey Price stopped 40 shots to help Montreal hold off the Stars by a score of 3-2 on Tuesday night. Alexei Emelin, Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher scored for the Canadiens.
The Dallas Stars have traded defenseman Sergei Gonchar to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for left wing Travis Moen, the team announced on Tuesday.
Lars Eller scored the midway through the third period after Dallas scored twice to tie the game, leading the Canadiens to a 6-4 win over the Stars on Thursday night.
Dallas outshot Montreal 27-24, but managed only Cody Eakin’s goal on a long shot that fooled Price late in the second period.
The Stars have dealt right wing Michael Ryder and a third-round draft pick to the Montreal Canadiens for right wing Erik Cole in a swap of veteran forwards.
Ryan Garbutt scored his first NHL goal and Kari Lehtonen made 31 saves as the Dallas Stars beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-0 on Tuesday night.