SUNRISE, Fla. - Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau scored the winning shootout goal to lift the Montreal Canadiens over the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Tuesday night.
Parenteau's shot glanced off the glove of Roberto Luongo and went into the net in the third round of the shootout. Jonathan Huberdeau missed on the ensuing attempt, and Montreal improved to 5-1 in shootouts.
The Canadiens have won four in a row ? including three on the road ? and seven of eight. Montreal owns a three-game winning streak against the Panthers.
Brendan Gallagher scored in regulation for Montreal, and Dustin Tokarski had 36 saves in his first start in 11 games.
Nick Bjugstad scored Florida's goal. Luongo stopped 33 shots for the Panthers, who lost at home for the first time in four games. The crowd of 19,614 was Florida's largest on home ice.