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The Habs trail 2-1 heading into the third period.

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Steven Kampfer came close kneeing Daniel Carr and was assessed a minor penalty for tripping. John Scott got some time on the subsequent powerplay, which at the end end had some good chances with Lars Eller and Alex Galchenyuk on the ice.

The Habs drew another powerplay on the same shift that John Scott had a huge hit that made the Bell Centre erupt. On the first shift of the powerplay, Alex Galchenyuk scored his 28th goal of the season on another perfect one-time set up by Max Pacioretty.

The Habs had four powerplays in the second period, attributing to their huge lead in shots. Roberto Luongo is playing a great game tonight, stopping 26 of 27 shots thrown his way.

The Panthers did get a powrplay late in the second period - a make up call according to announcer Denis Potvin- and scored on it with twelve seconds left in the period the jump to a 2-1 lead on a goal from Nick Bjugstad set up by Jaromir Jagr

Scoring Summary

1ST PERIOD
00:10 FLA Aleksander Barkov (28) Wrist shot - ASST: Jaromir Jagr (37), Jonathan Huberdeau (39) 1 - 0 FLA
2ND PERIOD
10:59 MTL PPG - Alex Galchenyuk (28) Snap shot - ASST: Max Pacioretty (32), Brendan Gallagher (18) 1 - 1 Tie
19:47 FLA PPG - Nick Bjugstad (15) Snap shot - ASST: Teddy Purcell (27), Jaromir Jagr (38) 2 - 1 FLA

Penalty Summary

1ST PERIOD
05:10 FLA Jakub Kindl Hooking  - 2 min against  David Desharnais
16:27 MTL Greg Pateryn Hi-sticking  - 2 min against  Aleksander Barkov
2ND PERIOD
00:36 FLA Brian Campbell Tripping  - 2 min against  Lars Eller
03:10 FLA Steven Kampfer  Tripping  - 2 min against  Daniel Carr
10:21 FLA Aaron Ekblad Holding  - 2 min against  Torrey Mitchell
16:27 FLA Aaron Ekblad  Holding  - 2 min against  Max Pacioretty
19:16 MTL Brendan Gallagher  Interference on goalkeeper  - 2 min against  Roberto Luongo

Shots

PERIOD FLA MTL
1st 7 14
2nd 4 13
Total 11 27

Team Stats

CATEGORY FLA MTL
Power Plays 1/2 1/5
Hits 6 13
Faceoff Wins 20 19
Giveaways 11 7
Takeaways 4 5
Blocked Shots 12 5
Penalty Minutes 10 4