MONTREAL (AP) — Rene Bourque scored in the second period and Carey Price made 26 saves and the Montreal Canadiens downed the Dallas Stars 2-1 on Tuesday night.
Michael Bournival also scored for Montreal (8-5-0), which has won three of its past four games.
Cody Eakin scored for Dallas (5-6-1), which remained last in the Central Division.
Dallas outshot the Canadiens 27-24.
Both teams had played the night before, with Montreal winning 2-0 in New York and the Stars taking a 4-3 decision in coach Lindy Ruff's return to Buffalo.
The Canadiens struck first as Raphael Diaz lofted a wrist shot from the point to the far post that Bournival tipped off defenseman Stephane Robidas and past Kari Lehtonen at 12:02 of the first.
Bournival has three goals and four assists in his past seven games.