Found March 30, 2014 on
Pro Sports Daily:
Max Pacioretty established a career high with his 34th and 35th goals of the season to lead the Canadiens to a 4-1 win over the Florida Panthers Saturday at the BB&T Center. It was the fifth consecutive win for the Canadiens, who maintained their tenuous hold on second place in the Atlantic Division. The Canadiens have 93 points for a two-point edge over Tampa Bay but the Lightning has two games in hand. The Canadiens and the Lightning meet Tuesday night in Tampa.
If at first: Thomas Vanek opened the scoring at 10:47 of the first period with a strong second effort. Dan Ellis stopped Vanek’s original shot but he left a rebound and Vanek banged it home. It was his 27th goal of the season and his sixth as a Canadien. He also assisted on Pacioretty’s second goal and has two goals and four assists in the last three games.
Power to the Max: The Canadiens went 0-for-5 on the power play but Pacioretty’s 34th goal of the season at 17:03 of the first period came one second after the exp...
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SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Max Pacioretty had two goals and an assist to help the Montreal Canadiens extend their winning streak to five games with a 4-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night.
Thomas Vanek added a goal and an assist for Montreal and Carey Price made 36 saves. David Desharnais had an empty-net goal.
Pacioretty's second goal put the Canadiens ahead 3...
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