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Canadiens surge in third, top Leafs
Toronto, ON (Sports Network) - Brendan Gallagher provided the go-ahead goal midway through the third period, as the Montreal Canadiens lit the lamp three times in the final frame to take a 5-2 decision over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday at Air Canada Centre.
Max Pacioretty potted a pair of goals, while Alexei Emelin and Brian Gionta each scored once for the Canadiens, who have earned a point in nine straight games (7-0-2) since a 6-0 setback against the Leafs on Feb. 9.
Carey Price posted 21 saves in the victory.
Frazer McLaren and Clarke MacArthur each scored once, while Ben Scrivens allowed four goals on 39 shots in the setback, Toronto's third in its last five games.
02/27 22:18:19 ET