Pacioretty’s hat trick lifts Montreal over Wild
MONTREAL — Montreal left winger Max Pacioretty scored three straight goals in the second period and Canadiens goaltender Carey Price made 25 saves in a 6-2 win Tuesday night that ended the Minnesota Wild’s four-game winning streak.
Pacioretty, who entered with two goals in 12 games, opened the scoring 2:57 into the second period with his first tally since Oct. 12. Center David Desharnais picked up his second straight assist on Pacioretty’s second goal at 10:06.
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