Shaw’s hat trick sparks Habs’ rout of Wings

Andrew Shaw notched his first career hat trick, Max Domi had two goals and three assists, and the visiting Montreal Canadiens pounded the Detroit Red Wings 8-1 on Tuesday.Jonathan Drouin collected four assists while Tomas Tatar, Brendan Gallagher and Joel Armia also scored for Montreal. Carey Price made 27 saves as the Canadiens defeated the Wings for the third time in three meetings this season.Anthony Mantha scored for the Red Wings, who have lost six straight.Detroit’s starting goaltender, Jimmy Howard, was pulled early from his third start in a row, having allowed six goals on 22 shots in the first two periods.Tatar, a former Red Wing, scored the only goal of the first period when he got behind the defense and beat Howard from close range.Montreal extended its lead to 6-1 in the second period.Shaw got the Canadiens’ big period going after a Detroit turnover near its own blue line. He scored in front off a Domi feed. Drouin also received an assist.Gallagher scored his 27th goal on a three-on-two break after Montreal won a puck battle in its defensive zone. Passes by Jeff Petry and Phillip Danault set up the goal.Domi scored his first goal of the game on a four-on-two situation, converting a feed from Drouin with a shot from the slot.