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Max Pacioretty | Winger

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (26) / 11/20/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 214
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Max Pacioretty registered two assists in Saturday's 4-1 win over Ottawa.
Pacioretty was a game-time decision after taking a hit from Clayton Stoner that sent him into the boards awkwardly on Thursday night. Not only did Pacioretty play, but he played very well. Montreal's top line of Pacioretty, Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher just keep on producing. Pacioretty has five assists in his last three games. The 26-year-old leads the team in points with 27. Dec 21 - 8:29 AM

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Max Pacioretty will indeed play Saturday night against the Senators.

Pathches leads the team in goals with 13 and points with 25, so having him in the lineup is an clear boon for the Habs.
Dec 20 - 6:10 PM

Max Pacioretty (ribs) will likely not play Saturday night against Ottawa although he was on the ice for Saturday morning's practice.

There are conflicting reports as to whether Pacioretty will be able to suit up against the Sens. He was on the ice doing flow drills with Brendan Gallagher and Alex Galchenyuk. That said, we would play it safe and keep Pacioretty on reserve for Saturday night's contest.
Dec 20 - 10:33 AM

Max Pacioretty (upper body) might be back as early as Saturday.

Pacioretty was hospitalized after being knocked into the boards during Thursday's game, so the fact that he might not even miss a full contest is remarkable. He has 13 goals and 25 points in 33 games this season. As previously reported, if Pacioretty can't play, then Michael Bournival will probably to take his spot on a line with Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher.
Dec 19 - 6:48 PM

Max Pacioretty (upper body) is day-to-day, according to Canadiens coach Michel Therrien.

Pacioretty was hospitalized after he was knocked into the boards by Anaheim's Clayton Stoner. Obviously with him being listed as day-to-day, there's still the chance that he'll be back in the near future, but it's hard to say unless more details are revealed. While he's sidelined, Michael Bournival is projected to take his spot on a line with Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher.
Dec 19 - 2:16 PM

Max Pacioretty suffered an upper-body injury in Thursday's loss to Anaheim and he went to the hospital as a precaution.

He had to be helped off the ice after he was pushed into the boards by Anaheim defenseman Clayton Stoner and he appeared to suffer a rib injury on the play. An update on Pacioretty's status is expected to come Friday, but it wouldn't be surprising if he wasn't available for Saturday night against Ottawa.
Dec 19 - 8:46 AM

Max Pacioretty collected three assists in a 4-1 win over Carolina on Tuesday.

He earned the primary helper on all three of Alex Galchenyuk's goals in the contest. Pacioretty has 13 goals and 25 points in 32 games this season to lead the Canadiens in both categories.
Dec 17 - 11:07 AM

Max Pacioretty scored a goal and added an assist for the Canadiens in Tuesday's 3-1 win over Vancouver.

After picking up a helper on Brendan Gallagher's first period tally, Pacioretty netted his 13th of the year into an empty net in the game's dying seconds. Tomas Plekanec also scored a goal for Montreal in the win.
Dec 9 - 11:04 PM

Max Pacioretty broke a 3-3 tie late in the third period to give Montreal a 4-3 victory versus Colorado on Monday night.

He potted his 12th goal of the year and leads the Canadiens in scoring with 20 points in 26 contests. Pacioretty also registered six shots on Monday to give him 96 for the season. That total places him third overall in the league.
Dec 2 - 8:01 AM

Max Pacioretty registered a goal for the Canadiens, but they fell 4-3 in the shootout against the Sabres on Saturday night.

Pacioretty has become one of the best goal scorers in the league, though he has just 11 goals on the year — with 19 points. The good sign is that he has 20 shots on goal over his last five games. The offense will come and he should be coveted in fantasy leagues. Brendan Gallagher and Lars Eller scored the other markers for Montreal.
Nov 29 - 10:36 PM

Max Pacioretty has been growing into a leadership role with the Canadiens this season.

"We have a lot of young guys in the room now. I might be a guy they can look up to now as opposed to the other way around," he said. "There are no egos on this team, there’s no jealousy of publicity or success. We all have the same goals in mind and that makes it so much easier to lead on and off the ice when you have 23 guys with the same intentions." He's also led the team offensively with 10 goals and 18 points in 23 games.
Nov 26 - 10:35 AM

Montreal's first line of Max Pacioretty, David Desharnais and Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau had a rough night in Montreal's 5-0 loss to the New York Rangers.

The trio were a combined minus-9 on the night. They line only managed four shots on goal. The Canadiens played (and won) in Boston last night but they seemed to have no gas left in the tank to face the Rangers tonight. The Habs are still at the top of the Eastern Conference with 33 points.
Nov 23 - 9:47 PM

Max Pacioretty snapped home two goals on his 26th birthday to help the Habs win their seventh game in the past eight with a 4-1 win over St. Louis

Pacioretty has five goals and nine points in his past seven games, accounting for 18 points in 21 games in total this season. The 26-year-old appears on pace to challenge the 65 point career high total he managed in 2012.
Nov 20 - 10:22 PM

Max Pacioretty potted two goals in a 5-1 win over Boston on Thursday night.

He leads the Canadiens with eight goals and 13 points in 17 games. Pacioretty has also recorded an impressive plus-10 rating and a whopping 62 shots this season.
Nov 14 - 9:51 AM

Max Pacioretty scored a goal in Montreal’s 6-2 loss to Calgary on Sunday.

This was an ugly performance from the Canadiens on home ice. The Canadiens defeated the Flames in Calgary less than a week ago despite being badly outplayed, but they had no such luck tonight. Pacioretty has now scored in back-to-back games and has five goals and nine points in 12 games this season.
Nov 2 - 9:37 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1David Desharnais
2Tomas Plekanec
3Lars Eller
4Manny Malhotra
LW1Max Pacioretty
2Alex Galchenyuk
3Jiri Sekac
4Michael Bournival
RW1Brendan Gallagher
2P. A. Parenteau
3Brandon Prust
4Dale Weise
5Sven Andrighetto
D1P.K. Subban
2Andrei Markov
3Sergei Gonchar
4Alexei Emelin
5Tom Gilbert
6Mike Weaver
7Nathan Beaulieu
8Bryan Allen
G1Carey Price
2Dustin Tokarski