Sebastian Aho likewise scored and Teuvo Teravainen had 2 helps for the Hurricanes (24-14-2), who won their second straight video game after a three-game losing streak. Haula opened the season with eight goals in his very first 14 video games before missing 19 of the next 21 due to injury. Carolina entered the video game with the seventh-most points in the Eastern Conference and looking to build on Saturday's win over Washington."We comprehend that these are substantial video games, a lot of house video games," Haula said. Aho opened the scoring for the Hurricanes on a power play just 1:55 into the video game when he batted the rebound of a Haula shot into the web.

Erik Haula is going back to his early season type after returning from an injury.

Haula had an objective and a help as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Tuesday night.

Lindgren robs Sebastian Aho with stellar glove save:

Montreal's Charlie Lindgren connects to rob Sebastian Aho with a fantastic glove save. 1:01

Haula opened the season with 8 objectives in his very first 14 games before missing out on 19 of the next 21 due to injury. In five games given that returning Dec. 21, he has three objectives and six points, none bigger than his second-period score Tuesday.

Carolina got in the video game with the seventh-most points in the Eastern Conference and seeking to build on Saturday's win over Washington. The meeting with Montreal was the second game in a seven-game homestand that provides a critical opportunity to get points in the standings near the midway point of the season.

"We comprehend that these are huge video games, a lot of house video games," Haula said. "And the schedule is not getting any much easier. We've got a great deal of difficult games showing up."

Phillip Danault of the Canadiens slides past Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Petr Mrazek. (Karl B DeBlaker/Associated Press)

With the score connected 1-1, Haula parked in front of the net and converted a feed from Brett Pesce after Teravainen began a rush with a smart pass to Pesce. Haula said he was frustrated to be injured this season, particularly after playing simply 15 games for Las Vegas last season before suffering a season-ending knee injury.

Regardless of that injury, the Hurricanes saw promise in him when they acquired him in an off-season trade.

"He's done an extraordinary job, truly, all year," said Carolina coach Rod Brind'Amour. "It's simply unfortunate that he needed to miss about a month there. He strengthens our lineup when we get the centre position like that, which line has actually been really effective all year, and lately especially now that he's back."

Habs limp house

Montreal, meanwhile, hops house after battles on its special teams destroyed an otherwise strong defensive efficiency on a strong night by Lindgren. The Canadiens managed just one shot on objective on three power plays and allowed Aho to score with the man-advantage.

"I believe we did a good job here tonight, keeping them to two goals, removing that empty netter," stated Montreal coach Claude Julien. "At the same time, we're attempting to get the most out of what we have right now, we have a lot of injuries."

Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher was hurt when his head hit colleague Ben Chiarot's knee as Gallagher fell to the ice in the third duration after being examined by Carolina's Jordan Staal. Julien said Gallagher will be evaluated by doctors when the team returns house.

When he batted the rebound of a Haula shot into the internet, Aho opened the scoring for the Hurricanes on a power play just 1:55 into the game. A replay review validated that the puck was below Aho's shoulder when he hit it, so the goal was permitted to stand.

Domi evened the rating at 1-1 later on in the first when he poked the puck away from Teravainen in the Carolina zone and profited from the turnover by sending out a wrist shot from the slot high into the internet on Mrazek's glove side.