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Max Pacioretty | Winger | #67

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (28) / 11/20/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 215
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 1 (22) / MON
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Max Pacioretty struggled to produce in the playoffs and he became a scapegoat as a result following Montreal's six-game series loss to the Rangers.
He recorded just one assist in six games in Montreal's first-round postseason exit after he scored 35 goals during the regular season. "That's fine ... I don't have any problems with that. But you'll never be able to completely block it out and that’s just part of the business," Pacioretty said. "But the motivating part of being in Montreal is you never really get the full satisfaction. You're only as good as your last game. But I'd much rather have that than be in a place where guys don't care at all about how you play. In this day and age, with everyone having an opinion and being able to be voiced by social media and whatnot, you're going to know that you're going to get both sides of it every day, but that's OK." It can come with the territory of playing in a hockey-mad market, but it seems like Pacioretty still has work to do when it comes to not letting negativity impact his play. Apr 27 - 9:04 AM

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Max Pacioretty still hasn't found the back of the net in the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

He's managed to fire 24 shots on goal in five games, but he's been unable to beat Henrik Lundqvist. The Canadiens find themselves down 3-2 in the series, and the fact that Pacioretty still hasn't scored has become a bit of a problem. "In order to get through this, we’re going to need more from a lot of guys," said head coach Claude Julien. "It’s time for certain players to elevate their games and have that confidence and desire to be better. There’s no doubt when you lose games and you’re behind 3-2, you can’t be satisfied as a team and you know there are certain players who can give a little bit more." Pacioretty has one assist in five games.
Apr 22 - 10:09 AM

Max Pacioretty has contributed one assist in four playoff games against the New York Rangers.

Pacioretty posted two shots on goal, two hits and was minus-1 in Game 4 on Tuesday night. Coach Claude Julien shifted him to a line with Phillip Danault and Andrew Shaw in the second period, while Alexander Radulov skated with Alex Galchenyuk and Artturi Lehkonen. Those combinations may not start Game 5 together, but the Canadiens need Pacioretty to get going in this series.
Apr 19 - 10:15 AM

Max Pacioretty collected five shots on goal in Wednesday's 2-0 loss to the New York Rangers.

The Canadiens were the much better team in the first period, but they fell behind on a goal by Rangers forward Tanner Glass. Over the final 40 minutes of the game, it seemed as though the Rangers figured the Canadiens out and they were able to take control of the game. Heading into Game 2, the pressure will be squarely on the Canadiens, as they can't afford to lose both games at home to start the series. The second game of the series will go Friday night at the Bell Center.
Apr 12 - 10:20 PM

Max Pacioretty is OK to play in Wednesday's playoff opener versus the New York Rangers.

The Canadiens winger had an injury scare on Tuesday at practice when he was clipped in the face by the stick of teammate Michael McCarron. Pacioretty led the team with 35 goals and 67 points in 81 games during the 2016-17 season.
Apr 12 - 12:13 PM

Max Pacioretty left Tuesday's practice early after he took a stick to the face.

Michael McCarron was trying to lift Pacioretty's stick and accidentally clipped him. "We're very optimistic that he'll be fine," coach Claude Julien said. "He'll be re-evaluated tomorrow."
Source: TSN.ca
Apr 11 - 1:35 PM

Max Pacioretty won't play in Saturday's game against the Detroit Red Wings.

Saturday's game against the Wings in meaningless for Montreal, so they don't want risk losing some of their key players to injury. Pacioretty ends the regular season with 35 goals and 32 assists in 81 games this season. Alex Radulov, Carey Price, Andrei Markov, Shea Weber, Alexei Emelin and Carey Price will also sit out on Saturday night.
Apr 8 - 10:02 AM

Max Pacioretty has a four-game point streak.

He contributed two helpers in Saturday's 2-1 overtime win over Tampa Bay. Pacioretty has two goals and four assists during his recent hot streak. He currently has 66 points over 78 matches.
Apr 2 - 9:06 AM

Max Pacioretty has scored a goal in each of his last two games.

He found the back of the net against both Dallas (Tuesday) and Florida (Thursday). The Canadiens won both games and clinched a playoff spot in the process. He's up to 35 goals and 29 assists in 77 games. He's scored 30 goals or more in each of his last four seasons. Pacioretty is certainly worth starting in all standard leagues.
Apr 1 - 10:03 AM

Max Pacioretty scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Dallas Stars.

Tonight's goal was his first in seven games. Pacioretty got the Canadiens on the board at 15:49 mark of the second period to tie the game at one. Montreal went on to score three more goals (Brendan Gallagher, Artturi Lehkonen, Alexander Radulov) in the third frame. Pacioretty also picked up the only assist on Radulov's 16th goal of the season. The Canadiens captain now has 34 goals and 29 assists in 76 games.
Mar 28 - 11:21 PM

Max Pacioretty hasn't scored a goal in six straight games.

He earned an assist on Saturday against Ottawa, but he has produced just two goals and five points in 11 outings this March.
Mar 28 - 10:41 AM

Max Pacioretty will look to end his three-game scoreless skid on Tuesday night against Detroit.

He is seven goals behind league leader Sidney Crosby after the Penguins center scored a hat trick on Sunday and he needs six markers to match his previous personal best. This is Pacioretty's fourth straight season with at least 30 goals.
Mar 21 - 10:13 AM

Max Pacioretty turned in a pair of goals in Montreal's 4-1 win over Edmonton on Sunday.

Pacioretty now has 33 goals and 60 points through 69 games this season. He has two multi-point outings in his last four games.
Mar 12 - 10:55 PM

Max Pacioretty picked up an assist in Tuesday's 1-0 overtime win against Columbus.

He also had eight shots in the contest to give him a total of 16 in his last two matches. Pacioretty has three goals and one helper over a three-game point streak.
Mar 1 - 9:38 AM

Max Pacioretty tallied a pair of goals in Monday's 4-3 OT win over New Jersey.

He scored both markers in the third period after the Canadiens went down by a score of 3-1. Pacioretty's 31st goal of the season, with only 53 seconds left regulation, forced the game into overtime.
Feb 28 - 10:18 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Alex Galchenyuk
2Phillip Danault
3Tomas Plekanec
LW1Jonathan Drouin
2Max Pacioretty
3Andrew Shaw
4Artturi Lehkonen
5Andreas Martinsen
6Charles Hudon
RW1Alexander Radulov
2Brendan Gallagher
3Paul Byron
4Torrey Mitchell
D1Shea Weber
2Andrei Markov
3Jeff Petry
4Jordie Benn
5Brandon Davidson
6David Schlemko
G1Carey Price
2Al Montoya