MONTREAL (AP) -- Tomas Plekanec and Max Pacioretty scored 18 seconds apart in the third period to seal the Montreal Canadiens' fourth straight win, a 3-0 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday night.
Pacioretty added an assist and Brandon Prust also scored for Montreal in the third.
Peter Budaj made 19 saves for his second win of the season and his first shutout in a Canadiens uniform.
Cam Ward stopped 23 shots for Carolina, which saw its three-game winning streak snapped.
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