Pacioretty, Gomez key Canadiens’ win

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The Canadiens finally broke into the W column with a thrilling OT conquest of the Ottawa Senators.
The Habs roared back from a 3-0 deficit keyed by two Max Pacioretty goals and an equalizer, in the dying seconds, by Scott Gomez.
Erik Cole cinched the win in the Shootout.

The Gomez line, with Max-Pac and phenom Brendan Gallagher, was the Canadiens best, with 19 of the team’s 33 shots – plus two posts by Pacioretty.

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Interesting chat with  Dany Dubé after the game.

In addition to being impressed by Brendan Gallagher, the 98,5 FM analyst liked what he saw on the back end from Jarred Tinordi, Alexei Yemelin and Raphael Diaz.

Mark this down for future reference: A pressbox consensus is forming on Diaz:

He’s better than Yannick Weber.

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Video of Brendan Gallagher:

Max Pacioretty:

Jacques Martin:

A fitting end to a very entertaining hockey game in Ottawa.

Filatov: Save

Wide

Max-Pac: Wrister shelf!! What a night

Spezza: Goal

Gallagher: Wide

Daniel F.: Wide

And Cole wins it!!

The Canadiens roared back from a 3-0 deficit, with Scott Gomez tying it up in the dying seconds with the goaltender on the bench.

And Max is back … big time.

Gomez was good, too.

And Brendan Gallagher did not look out of place with the big boys.

19 shots on goal for that line.

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