Hejduk's shootout winner sends Avs past Canadiens

Milan Hejduk scored the game-winner in the 5 victory over the Montreal Canadiens.

David Jones had two goals and an assist for the Avalanche, who are off to a 4-0-0 start on the road for the first time since the 1985-86 season.

Paul Stastny and Kyle Quincey added a goal and an assist each for Colorado, which has won four in a row for the first time since a six-game tear from December 10-19 of last season.

Semyon Varlamov turned aside 38-of-43 shots for the victors.

Brian Gionta had a goal and two assists for the Canadiens, who have lost two in a row. Max Pacioretty and David Desharnais had a goal and an assist apiece.

Carey Price stopped 25-of-30 shots in defeat.