MONTREAL (AP) -Cory Stillman and Matt Cullen scored power-play goals and the Carolina Hurricanes spoiled the Canadiens' home opener with a 3-1 win on Saturday night.
Cam Ward made 23 saves for Carolina, which has won three straight road games in Canada since losing the opener of its current six-game trip. Ward improved to 4-0-1 in five starts.
Montreal's Chris Higgins scored his first goal of the season 1:12 in to kick off the Canadiens' 98th home opener.
This could be an interesting year for the Canes !!!