Canadiens vs. Canucks game recap: Deja Vu

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Canadiens vs. Canucks game recap: Deja Vu
Canadiens vs. Canucks game recap: Deja Vu

After an inspiring effort saw them skate away with a much-needed two points against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Montreal Canadiens welcomed the Vancouver Canucks looking to win two straight at home. The Canadiens came out strong in the opening frame, trying to take advantage of a tired Canucks squad playing their second game of a back-to-back. Less than five minutes in, Andrew Shaw nearly put the home team on the board when he tried to convert a pass from Nicolas Deslauriers. But his legs gave way on his way to the net and Anders Nilsson had little trouble turning away Shaw's wrist shot. Just under halfway through the first, Max Pacioretty would get his chance to grab Montreal the lead when

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