GLENDALE, Ariz. – Tomas Plekanec led the way as the Canadiens won the battle of the special teams en route to a 4-2 win over the Phoenix Coyotes.
When it comes to special teams, the Canadiens have been bottom feeders in the NHL this season, but they were merely perfect Thursday night.
Montreal scored on both of its power-play opportunities. And the penalty-killing unit not only killed off the four Phoenix power plays, but it also generated some shorthanded scoring chances.
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More News On Last Night's Hockey Game
Habs score late to beat Coyotes -- CBC
Canadiens beat Coyotes 4-2 on the road -- CTV
Bergeron, Metropolit help Canadiens beat Coyotes -- AP
Canadiens win battle of special teams -- National Post
Recap: Phoenix vs. Montreal -- Miami Herald