Brendan Gallagher scored with 11 seconds left to give the Montreal Canadiens their third straight victory, 3-2 over the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday night.

Gallagher tipped a loose puck past goalie Jake Allen after jumping on a bad giveaway by defenseman Colton Parayko in front of the net.

Montreal Canadiens’ Brendan Gallagher (11) celebrates with teammates Phillip Danault (24) and Tomas Tatar after scoring against the St. Louis Blues during the third period of an NHL hockey match, in Montreal, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

Max Domi and Mike Reilly each scored their first goal of the season to help Montreal improve to 4-1-1. Carey Price made 23 saves for his second victory of the season after missing two games because of the flu.

Vince Dunn and Brayden Schenn scored for St. Louis, and Allen made 20 saves. The Blues dropped to 1-3-2.

Montreal Canadiens’ Brendan Gallagher scores against St. Louis Blues goaltender Jake Allen during the third period of an NHL hockey game, in Montreal, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

Just 39 seconds into the game, Domi put the home team in front with his first goal in a Canadiens uniform. On a 2-on-1 with Jonathan Drouin, Domi carried the puck from his own blue line before beating Allen with a backhand between the pads.

Dunn tied it at 3:21 of the second period when his shot from the point beat Price through traffic.

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price is scored on by St. Louis Blues’ Brayden Schenn during the third period of an NHL hockey match, in Montreal, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

Reilly showed fancy stick work at the blue line to evade Brayden Schenn’s poke check before firing a wrist shot glove side past Allen on the power play at 7:42 of the second to give Montreal the 2-1 lead.

The Canadiens gave St. Louis three power plays in the third period and the visitors capitalized on the last one. With Matthew Peca in the box for holding, Schenn beat Price with 3:29 left in the game.

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price makes a save against St. Louis Blues’ Brayden Schenn (10) as Canadiens’ Xavier Ouellet defends during the third period of an NHL hockey match, in Montreal, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

NOTES: The victory was Montreal’s first against the Blues since Oct. 20, 2015. The Canadiens were 0-3-2 in their last five versus St. Louis. … Canadiens forward Andrew Shaw is out with flu. … Blues center Tyler Bozak played his 600th NHL game.

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FILE – In this Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, file photo, Montreal Canadiens’ Jacob de la Rose (25) celebrates with teammate Nicolas Deslauriers after scoring against the Detroit Red Wings during the second period of an NHL hockey game, in Montreal. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, the winless Detroit Red Wings claimed winger Jacob de la Rose off waivers from Montreal. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

Blues: At Toronto on Saturday night.

Canadiens: At Ottawa on Saturday night.

Montreal Canadiens’ Tomas Plekanec, center, poses with family members and team owner Geoff Molson, second left, hockey great Guy Lafleur, second right, and Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin during a ceremony to mark his 1,000th NHL hockey game prior to a game between the Canadiens and St. Louis Blues, in Montreal, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

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Source: The Associated Press

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