NHL Wrap: Canadiens bounce back to beat the Bruins

The Montreal Canadiens got back to winning ways in NHL action by defeating the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Monday night.

The Canadiens had suffered a Friday night 10-0 thrashing at the hands of Columbus Blue Jackets for their only regulation loss of the season.

On Monday night, Paul Byron scored the decisive goal for the Canadiens with just 62 seconds of the third period remaining for the win after Shea Weber and Alex Galchenyuk had scored in the second period.

For the Bruins, their goals were scored by Colin Miller in the second period and David Pastrnak in the third. 

The Winnipeg Jets hammered the Dallas Stars 8-2 thanks to a Patrick Laine hat-trick which puts him on 11 goals for the season and top spot in the scoring charts.

The Vancouver Canucks were 5-1 winners against the New York Rangers, the Arizona Coyotes got past the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 and the New Jersey Devils beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2.

The Pittsburgh Penguins downed the Edmonton Oilers 4-3, the San Jose Sharks were 3-0 winners over the Washington Capitals, the Nashville Predators got past the Ottawa Senators 3-1, while the Detroit Red Wings beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 via a shootout.

The Los Angeles Kings crushed the Toronto Maple 7-0 with Jeff Carter scoring twice for a second successive shutout.