Tomas Plekanec scored two goals and added two assists to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 6-4 victory over the previously streaking New York Islanders on Saturday night.
Brendan Gallagher also scored while P.K. Subban had three assists for the Canadiens, who swept their three games with New York this season, outscoring the Rangers 9-1.
Big defenseman Jarred Tinordi, in his NHL debut, set up Tomas Plekanec’s tiebreaking goal in the third period, and the Montreal Canadiens extended their winning streak to five games with a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night.
Roman Hamrlik and Tomas Plekanec had power-play goals, and the Montreal Canadiens scored three times in a span of 2:46 in the first period to beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Saturday night.
Tomas Plekanec and Jeff Halpern each had a goal and an assist and the Montreal Canadiens extended their winning streak to three with a 5-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Wednesday night.
The New York Islanders have won three of four since John Tavares returned from a concussion. They’ll look to continue their surge in a matchup with one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference.