Stephen Weiss scored twice, including the go- 2, on Sunday.

Sean Bergenheim also tallied and added two helpers for the Panthers, who snapped their four-game home losing streak. Florida, which hasn't made the playoffs since 2000, moved two points ahead of Winnipeg for sole possession of first place in the Southeast division.

Scott Clemmensen stopped 18-of-20 shots in the win.

David Desharnais and P.K. Subban lit the lamp for Montreal, which has lost four straight and six of its last seven. Peter Budaj made 28 saves in defeat.