MONTREAL (AP) — Andrei Kostitsyn had a goal and an assist and Carey Price made 24 saves to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night.

Price, the starter in all but one of Montreal’s 22 games, has 13 wins to match his total from last season.

Lars Eller scored his first goal in 21 games with Montreal late in the second to put the Canadiens up by three. Michael Cammalleri and Tomas Plekanec also scored for Montreal, which has won six of eight.

Alec Martinez scored his first NHL goal in his season debut for Los Angeles, which has lost five of six after a 12-3 start.

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