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Max Pacioretty scores in shootout to help Canadiens end 6-game skid by beating Lightning 4-3

  • Montreal Canadiens center Tomas Plekanec (14), of the Czech Republic, watches his shot get past Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) for a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. Defending for the Lightning are Braydon Coburn (55) and Tyler Johnson (9). (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

    Montreal Canadiens center Tomas Plekanec (14), of the Czech Republic, watches his shot get past Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) for a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. Defending for the Lightning are Braydon Coburn (55) and Tyler Johnson (9). (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)  (The Associated Press)

  • Montreal Canadiens center Tomas Plekanec (14), of the Czech Republic, is helped to his feet by teammates left wing Tomas Fleischmann (15), of the Czech Republic; right wing Sven Andrighetto (42), of Switzerland; and defenseman Nathan Beaulieu (28) after Plekanec scored against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

    Montreal Canadiens center Tomas Plekanec (14), of the Czech Republic, is helped to his feet by teammates left wing Tomas Fleischmann (15), of the Czech Republic; right wing Sven Andrighetto (42), of Switzerland; and defenseman Nathan Beaulieu (28) after Plekanec scored against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)  (The Associated Press)

  • Tampa Bay Lightning center Cedric Paquette (13) watches his shot get stopped by Montreal Canadiens goalie Mike Condon (39) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

    Tampa Bay Lightning center Cedric Paquette (13) watches his shot get stopped by Montreal Canadiens goalie Mike Condon (39) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)  (The Associated Press)

Max Pacioretty won it in the third round of a shootout and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Monday night to end a six-game losing streak.

Brian Flynn also scored in the shootout for Montreal. Valtteri Filppula had a shootout score for Tamp Bay.

The Canadiens got goals from Tomas Plekanec, Alex Galchenyuk and Dale Weise.

Nikita Kucherov, Jason Garrison and Ryan Callahan scored for the Lightning, who are 2-1-1 on a six-game homestand. Tampa Bay centers Tyler Johnson and Brian Boyle both returned after being out with upper-body injuries.

Mike Condon made 36 saves through overtime for Montreal, while Tampa Bay's Ben Bishop stopped 31 shots.