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NHL: Montreal 4, Tampa Bay 2

TAMPA, Fla., March 5 (UPI) -- Max Pacioretty scored twice and Corey Price made 43 saves Saturday, fueling the Montreal Canadiens' 4-2 victory over Tampa Bay.

Pacioretty scored on a power play late in the second period, posting the Habs to a 3-1 lead, and rippled the net again a bit more than a minute into the final frame to ice it for Montreal.

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Price turned aside 17-of-18 shots he faced in the third, allowing only a goal by Vincent Lecavalier with less than 6 minutes remaining while boosting his season's record 31-21-6.

Hal Gill and David Desharnais also scored in the Canadiens' fourth straight road win.

Dominic Moore scored and Dwayne Roloson made 19 saves for the Bolts, who maintained a one-point over Washington atop the Southeast Division.

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