Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NHL Roundup: Galchenyuk Lifts Canadiens to Win

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NHL Roundup: Galchenyuk Lifts Canadiens to Win

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Alex Galchenyuk broke a tie with 3:29 left and Max Pacioretty added an empty-net goal to lift the host Montreal Canadiens over the New York Islanders 4-2 on Sunday night to complete a weekend home- and-home sweep.

Galchenyuk one-timed a pass from P.K Subban for his third goal of the season during a power play. About 2 minutes later, the Islanders were called for too many men and Travis Hamonic was given a game misconduct penalty, setting up Pacioretty's power-play empty- netter.

David Desharnais also scored on the power play for his seventh goal and Tomas Fleishmann added his seventh this season for Montreal. Carey Price made 21 saves and the Canadiens followed a 5- 3 win over the Islanders on Friday night with another victory.

John Tavares gave New York a 1-0 lead late in the first period, and Anders Lee made it 2-1 Islanders with 8:07 left in the third. …

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