It was a big night for rookie Anthony Beauvillier and the New York Islanders.
Beauvillier scored in the first period, Thomas Greiss had stopped 24 shots for his third shutout of the season, and the Islanders beat the slumping Montreal Canadiens 3-0 Thursday night.
The 19-year-old Beauvillier, who grew up in nearby Sorel-Tracy, had a large group of family and friends on hand for his first game in Montreal.
"It's really special," he said. "I couldn't ask for a better night than getting the two points in Montreal with family and friends around, and for the ovation at the end."
Beauvillier said he bought 19 tickets for the game and several other...