Red Wings top Canadiens in OT for fourth victory in five games

Dylan Larkin scored two goals, including the game-winner in overtime, to lead the host Detroit Red Wings to a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night in the 600th meeting between the two Original Six teams.Larkin banked in a rebound of a Lucas Raymond shot off the leg pad of goaltender Sam Montembeault from below the goal line in the left corner at the 1:41 mark of overtime to give the Red Wings their fourth win in five games.Pius Suter also scored for Detroit, and Alex Nedeljkovic made 35 saves to win his third consecutive start. It was the final regular-season meeting between the two teams, with Montreal claiming the series 2-1.For Montreal, Chris Wideman had a goal and an assist and Ryan Poehling also scored Saturday. Montembeault, summoned late in the first period after a collision in the goal mouth between starter Jake Allen and Larkin, finished with 22 saves. Allen stopped all eight shots he faced.Montreal took a 1-0 lead at the 4:39 mark of the first period on Poehling’s first goal of the season, a wrist shot from the right faceoff that got through the legs of defenseman Marc Staal and inside the far post.

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