Thomson ReutersJanuary 27, 2013 23:00
* Elias reaches 900 career points
* Canadiens squander lead before recovering
Jan 27 (Reuters) - The Montreal Canadiens handed the New Jersey Devils their first loss of the season when a red-hot Andrei Markov scored late in overtime to secure a 4-3 win on Sunday.
Montreal squandered a 3-1 third period lead but Markov, who has a team-leading four goals, scored with 38 seconds left in overtime as the host Canadiens (3-1-0) extended their winning streak to three games.