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Galchenyuk scores in 3rd period as Montreal Canadiens top New Jersey Devils 3-2

  • Montreal Canadiens right wing Brandon Prust (8) is upended by New Jersey Devils center Tim Sestito during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Montreal on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)

    Montreal Canadiens right wing Brandon Prust (8) is upended by New Jersey Devils center Tim Sestito during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Montreal on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)  (The Associated Press)

  • Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price, left, stops New Jersey Devils center Travis Zajac during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Montreal on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)

    Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price, left, stops New Jersey Devils center Travis Zajac during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Montreal on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)  (The Associated Press)

  • New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur (30) stops Montreal Canadiens right wing Brian Gionta during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Montreal on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)

    New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur (30) stops Montreal Canadiens right wing Brian Gionta during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Montreal on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)  (The Associated Press)

Alex Galchenyuk scored midway through the third period to help the Montreal Canadiens beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Monday night.

Rene Bourque and Max Pacioretty also scored for the Canadiens (16-9-3). Carey Price made 27 saves.

Steve Bernier and Michael Ryder scored for the Devils (11-12-5), and Martin Brodeur stopped 13 shots.