Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/3/14
MONTREAL -- Alex Galchenyuk made the most of a shift back to his natural position to claim a big milestone. The 18-year-old rookie scored his first NHL goal and Andrei Markov scored twice on the power play to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-1 win over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night. Tomas Plekanec also scored for Montreal and Carey Price made 27 saves as the Canadiens bounced back from a 2-1 loss to Toronto in Saturday's season opener. Galchenyuk jumped into the glass in the corner and the sold-out Bell Centre crowd of 21,273 roared its approval after he deflected Brandon Prust's shot past Scott Clemmensen for Montreal's fourth goal 14:25 into the second. "It's awfully nice to get the first one out of the way," said Galchenyuk, who was chosen third overall by the Canadiens in the June 2012 draft. "It's special to play here in Montreal, and especially when we're winning and things are going our way, it's a special thing for sure." Canadiens coach Michel Therrien l...
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