Vanek’s hat trick seals Habs victory over Avalanche (Video)

With the Canadiens on the cusp of their third win in a row Tuesday, the elated crowd at the Bell Centre started singing the Olé, Olé, Olé song.
They also took up a new chant for the game’s first star: “Va-nek! Va-nek!”
In his sixth game with the Canadiens since being traded to the team earlier this month, Vanek scored his first, second and third goals as a Hab — a hat trick that sealed the Habs 6-3 victory over the Colorado Avalanche. His linemates David Desharnais and Max Pacioretty each picked up two assists on the night.
Their line had a lot of chances, but hadn’t been rewarded, Vanek said surrounded by a crush of reporters after the game.
“I’m glad the coach stuck with us,” Vanek said.
“I thought we made some good plays today, especially Davey and Patch. They set me up nicely and I could finally finish.”

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