LAS VEGAS - The Canadiens edged the Golden Knights 5-4 in overtime on Thursday night at T-Mobile Arena.
Habs fans turned out in droves to watch their club on Halloween in Sin City.
Max Domi, in particular, was a popular guy during warmups.
Following a strong performance in Arizona, goaltender Carey Price was given the night off. Keith Kinkaid made his third start of the season.
It didn't take long for the Canadiens to get on the board again, with Phillip Danault opening the scoring just 2:35 into the first period.
Video: MTL@VGK: Danault puts home rebound to open scoring
Shea Weber and Tomas Tatar collected the assists on Danault's fifth marker of the season.
Golden Knights sniper William Karlsson answered back with 5:25 remaining in the frame, beating Kinkaid with a perfectly placed wrist shot.
Alex Tuch put Vegas ahead 2-1 with 23 seconds left before the break. Tuch went five-hole on Kinkaid to light the lamp.
That's the way things stood after 20 minutes in Sin City.
Jonathan Drouin responded for the Canadiens at the 9:40 mark of the second period.
He made quite the maneuver on Golden Knights starter Marc-Andre Fleury to register his seventh goal of the 2019-20 campaign.
Video: MTL@VGK: Drouin scores with help from defender
For his part, Kinkaid made some quality stops during the middle stanza - including this one.
Video: MTL@VGK: Kinkaid robs Stone with quick glove
That save helped preserve the 2-2 tie through two periods.
Unfortunately, Cody Glass gave the Golden Knights the lead again by squeaking the puck past Kinkaid at the 4:21 mark of the final stanza.
Then, Mark Stone put the Golden Knights up by a pair with 12:01 remaining in regulation time.
Tatar got the Canadiens back within one with 6:27 left. It was his fourth goal of the season.
Video: MTL@VGK: Tatar nets goal off ricochet
Gallagher followed that up with his seventh goal of the year, tying the score 4-4 with 1:58 to go. That sent the game to overtime.
Video: MTL@VGK: Gallagher sneaks puck in, ties the game late
Max Domi scored the game-winner just 26 seconds into the extra frame.
Video: MTL@VGK: Domi wins it in overtime for Canadiens
As for Kinkaid, he earned his first win with the Habs.
The Canadiens will close out their three-game road trip with a matchup against the Dallas Stars at the American Airlines Center on Saturday.