NHL: Montreal 3, Pittsburgh 2

Nov. 23, 2013 at 10:19 PM

MONTREAL, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Montreal's Max Pacioretty scored twice Saturday and the Canadiens skated to a third straight win, 3-2 over Pittsburgh.

Tomas Plekanec scored in the third period to put the Habs ahead 2-0, and Pacioretty followed just 80 seconds later with his second goal of the game.

Carey Price helped Montreal improve to 5-1-1 in its last seven games with 29 saves.

James Neal scored twice for Pittsburgh, which had its own three-game winning streak broken.

Marc-Andre Fleury made 26 saves.

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