Montreal, QC – Rick Nash scored in the second round of the 2.
R.J. Umberger had a goal and an assist for the Blue Jackets, who went 2-2-0 on a four-game road trip. Vinny Prospal also lit the lamp.
Curtis Sanford made 18 saves for the victors.
Andrei Kostitsyn and Brian Gionta scored for the Canadiens, who have lost five of six. Carey Price turned aside 26-of-28 shots.