Saku Koivu scored his second power-play goal of the game 1:05 into overtime to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a season-opening 3-2 win over Carolina.
Mark Streit also scored. Andrei Markov had two assists for
Montreal, which scored all three goals on the power play.
Erik Cole and Bret Hedican scored for Carolina, which began its
10th season in North Carolina by losing its fifth straight opener.