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Canadiens vs Rangers third period thread

2-1 for the Habs, heading into the third.

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Lars Eller was finally rewarded for his sold play this season, as he put the Habs up 2-1 midway through the third. Now, let's just hope Chris Kreider doesn't get any ideas in the third.

Scoring Summary:

1ST PERIOD
12:06 MTL SHG - Tomas Plekanec (5) Snap shot - ASST: Max Pacioretty (4) 1 - 0 MTL
17:07 NYR Carl Hagelin (2) Wrist shot - ASST: Dan Girardi (2), Anthony Duclair (4) 1 - 1 Tie
2ND PERIOD
11:46 MTL Lars Eller (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Dale Weise (1) 2 - 1 MTL

Penalty Summary:

1ST PERIOD
05:18 MTL Dale Weise Interference  - 2 min against  John Moore
11:22 MTL Manny Malhotra Holding  - 2 min against  Derick Brassard
2ND PERIOD
07:10 MTL Brandon Prust Fighting (maj)  - 5 min against  Kevin Klein
07:10 NYR Kevin Klein Fighting (maj)  - 5 min against  Brandon Prust
09:03 NYR Derick Brassard Slashing  - 2 min against  Dale Weise

Stats:

CATEGORY NYR MTL
Power Plays 0/2 0/1
Hits 19 17
Faceoff Wins 20 27
Giveaways 9 9
Takeaways 4 3
Blocked Shots 10 9
Penalty Minutes 7 9

Shots:

PERIOD NYR MTL
1st 9 11
2nd 13 12
Total 22 23