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Montreal Canadiens' Cole Caufield, right, scores a goal against Philadelphia Flyers' Ivan Provorov, from second right, Carter Hart and Morgan Frost during overtime in an NHL hockey game, Sunday, March 13, 2022, in Philadelphia.Matt Slocum/The Associated Press

Cole Caufield scored 2:10 into overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a 4-3 comeback victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday night in a matchup of last-place clubs.

Rem Pitlick tied it for Montreal with 42.1 seconds left in regulation with a short-handed goal. Montreal snapped a two-game losing streak to improve to 8-6 under interim coach Martin St. Louis.

“We were a little sluggish at the start but definitely earned that win,” said Montreal’s Nick Suzuki, who scored twice.

Caufield won it by streaking into the offensive zone and firing a slap shot from the top of the circle that beat goalie Carter Hart. Pitlick assisted on the goal.

Chris Wideman assisted both of Suzuki’s goals.

Claude Giroux scored for Philadelphia to reach 900 career points. Cam Atkinson and Kevin Hayes also scored. The Flyers have lost three in a row and 24 of 29.

“We’re going to have to keep finding ways to get players to understand you can play the way you want to play or you can play winning hockey,” Flyers interim coach Mike Yeo said.

Pitlick forced overtime. Ben Chiarot passed to the front of the net from the wall, and Pitlick buried it for his 12th of the season. The Canadiens actually were skating 5-on-5 during the tally after pulling their goalie.

“Just can’t happen,” Giroux said. “We’re in a deep hole. We’re just finding ways to lose right now.”