OTTAWA — Peter Regin scored in the fifth round of the shootout and Ben Bishop made 44 saves in regulation and overtime, leading the Ottawa Senators to a 2-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night.
Jakob Silfverberg also scored in the shootout for Ottawa, while David Desharnais replied for Montreal.
After Regin gave the Senators the lead in the shootout, Bishop stopped Tomas Plekanec to secure Ottawa’s season-high fifth consecutive win.
Dave Dziurzynski had a goal in regulation for the Senators, while Andrei Markov scored for the Canadiens.
MAPLE LEAFS 4, FLYERS 2
In Philadelphia, Phil Kessel, Nikolai Kulemin, Mikhail Grabovski and Jay McClement scored to lead Toronto past the
Ben Scrivens made 23 saves for Toronto, which survived a double-minor against leading scorer James van Riemsdyk in the third period.
Van Riemsdyk, who was drafted with the second overall pick in the 2007 draft by the Flyers and played three seasons with them before being traded, was held scoreless in his return to Philadelphia.
Scott Hartnell, playing his second game since fracturing his foot Jan. 22, scored his first goal of the season for the Flyers, who had won three of their last four and are in the middle of a five-game homestand.
PREDATORS 5, STARS 4 (OT)
In Nashville, Tenn., Roman Josi scored his second goal 28 seconds into overtime, and the Predators edged Dallas in a wild game featuring fights and a bloodied face – all in the second period.
Josi’s slap shot helped Nashville end a two-game skid, and the defenseman also had two assists.
Mike Fisher, Craig Smith and Patric Hornqvist each scored goals for Nashville.
The last two losses had been shutouts, and the Predators ended a scoring drought at 133:43 after threatening the franchise-worst drought that reached 176:18 on Feb. 13 in an overtime win over San Jose.
Rookie Matt Fraser and Reilly Smith scored 25 seconds apart within the first 2 minutes of the second, and Vern Fiddler and Eriksson added a power-play goal apiece as the Stars matched their season high within the first 9:21 of the period. Michael Ryder had three assists.