Michael Ryder's power-play goal 57 seconds into the second period lifted the Montreal Canadiens to a 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins on Saturday night in a matchup of the top two teams in the Northeast Division.
Michael Cammalleri, Tomas Plekanec, Louis Leblanc, P.K. Subban and Erik Cole each had a goal and an assist, and the Montreal Canadiens ended a five-game losing streak with a 6-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night.
Mathieu Darche, Tomas Plekanec and Michael Cammalleri scored and the Montreal Canadiens won consecutive games for the first time in more than two weeks with a 3-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday.
Michael Leighton stopped 17 shots to register his third shutout of the Canadiens in four games and the Philadelphia Flyers beat Montreal 3-0 on Saturday to move within one win of the Stanley Cup finals.