Posted March 22, 2013 on AP on Fox
Montreal's only blemish during its current seven-game points streak came at home to the Buffalo Sabres earlier this week. The Canadians have a chance to avenge that loss as they host the Sabres for the second time in five nights Saturday. Montreal (20-5-5) avenged its only regulation loss in the last 19 games with a 5-2 road win over the New York Islanders on Thursday. The Canadiens, who are 6-0-1 since that 6-3 loss to the Islanders on March 5, now have a chance to pay back Buffalo (12-15-4) after the Sabres left Montreal with a 3-2 overtime victory Tuesday. "Obviously a run like this feels good but we know we have a lot of work to do in improving our game," said Montreal forward Max Pacioretty, who had two assists Thursday. "If we want to be successful we have to change a couple things in our game and get better at it and hopefully we can keep doing that." The Canadiens have a two-point lead over Boston in the Northeast Division and are on the heels of ...
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