Tampa Bay Lightning center Brayden Point (21) scores against Montreal Canadiens goaltender Antti Niemi (37) during a shootout of NHL hockey game action in Montreal, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)
MONTREAL (AP) Brayden Point scored in regulation and added the shootout winner and the Tampa Bay Lightning regained the top spot in the NHL with a 4-3 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night.
Nikita Kucherov and Ryan Callahan also scored in regulation to help the Lightning (42-17-3) win their third straight and move a point ahead of idle Vegas for the overall NHL lead.
Andrei Vasilevskiy made 29 saves for his league-leading 36th victory of the season.