Penguins beat Canadiens in shootout

The Pittsburgh Penguins enjoyed a win over Montreal in the NHL on Wednesday night, while the Edmonton Oilers were also victorious.

A pair of backhanded goals lifted the Penguins to a 4-3 shootout triumph over the Canadiens.

David Perron and Sidney Crosby both beat Montreal goaltender Mike Condon as the Penguins completed the come-from-behind win.

It ended a run of three straight losses for the Penguins when trailing at the start of the third quarter.

Meanwhile, Teddy Purcell's goal 1:16 into overtime gave the Edmonton Oilers a 4-3 win over the Anaheim Ducks.

Overtime came after a wild third period which saw four goals – two for each team as Edmonton came from behind three times in the contest.