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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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For the second straight game, Max Pacioretty collecting the lone goal (not to mention GWG) for the Montreal Canadiens, as they bested the Washington Capitals 1-0 in OT on Saturday.
Pacioretty hammered seven SOG in order to finally beat Braden Holtby. He now has 23 goals and five GWG in 2014-15, not to mention 178 SOG in 48 games. Jan 31 - 3:53 PM

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Max Pacioretty's goal with just over four minutes remaining in the third period was the difference maker in Montreal's 1-0 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night.

Pacioretty fired a long wrist shot just as he entered in the Rangers' zone, spoiling a great performance from Henrik Lundqvist to snag the two points for Montreal. The 26-year-old now has 39 points in 47 games so far this season.
Jan 29 - 10:57 PM

Max Pacioretty registered two assists in Saturday's 6-4 win over the Islanders.

Pacioretty picked up both his assists in the second period. The Habs' winger scored assists on goals from Dale Weise and Tomas Plekanec. Pacioretty and Plekanec have been put on the same line recently, and they've had some nice chemistry together. The 26-year-old has 21 goals and 38 points in 44 games this season. Pacioretty is one of the top snipers in the NHL.
Jan 18 - 12:00 PM

Max Pacioretty scored the lone goal for Montreal in a 4-1 loss to the Senators on Thursday night, Pacioretty's 21st goal of the season.

Pacioretty is on a tear lately as he has recorded at least a goal in each of his past six games. In that span he has seven goals and an assist. The winger has 36 points in 43 games this season.
Jan 15 - 11:44 PM

Max Pacioretty scored two goals to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 3-2 triumph over the Blue Jackets in Columbus Wednesday night.

The left winger increased his goal total for the season to 20. He also registered a game-high seven shots on net. The Canadiens' other goal was posted by defenseman P.K. Subban, his ninth of the season. Andrei Markov assisted on Subban's goal and Pacioretty's first goal. The Canadiens staged quite the comeback in this one. Montreal, which had lost its previous two games but had won five in a row on the road, trailed 2-0 before scoring all three of its goals -- and all on power plays -- in the final nine minutes of the third period, including Pacioretty's game winner at 15:23.
Jan 14 - 10:00 PM

Max Pacioretty lit the lamp for the Canadiens in their 2-1 overtime loss to the Penguins on Saturday night.

Pacioretty scored the game’s first goal with 1:50 remaining in the first period, and he had five shots, too. The winger has now scored in four straight games to give him 18 goals and 33 points on the year. Andrei Markov got the assist.
Jan 10 - 10:12 PM

Max Pacioretty has worked hard to become a more complete player.

"You can't just go out there, cheat and score goals and expect people to look at you as a leader on the team. I'm trying to go out there and play two-way and contribute in other ways than just on the scoresheet," he said. "That (plus/minus) stat is based off your teammates and your goaltending, it's not an individual stat." Pacioretty kills penalties and he leads the Canadiens in goals (17), points (32) and plus-minus (plus-20)
Jan 8 - 11:07 AM

Max Pacioretty recorded his 17th goal of the season for Montreal in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the Lightning.

The sniper seems to be well on his way to another 30-goal campaign, though he has recently been doing it without his usual linemate, David Desharnais, who has been shifted to a different unit. Dale Weise also scored for the Habs in the defeat.
Jan 6 - 10:43 PM

Max Pacioretty got a goal and an assist in the Canadiens’ 4-1 win over the Penguins on Saturday night

Pacioretty started the scoring 2:30 into the game. The goal was his 16th of the season, and his 31st point. The 26-year-old has goals in three of his last five games. He’s formed a nice base of 30 goals and 60 points. David Desharnais, Tom Gilbert and Alexei Emelin got the other goals. Gilbert also had a helper and finished with a plus-four rating.
Jan 3 - 10:38 PM

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.
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 08:29:00 AM

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.
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 06:10:00 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.
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 10:33:00 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.
Fri, Dec 19, 2014 06:48:00 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.
Fri, Dec 19, 2014 02:16:00 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.
Fri, Dec 19, 2014 08:46:00 AM

Depth Charts

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