Winnipeg, MB (Sports Network) - David Desharnais, Brendan Gallagher and Max
Pacioretty all scored third-period goals to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a
4-2 victory over Winnipeg in what turned out to be the Jets' final game of the
Rene Bourque also tallied in only Montreal's second win in its last seven
games, but an important one entering its regular-season finale. The Canadiens
remained tied with Boston for first place in the Northeast Division entering
Saturday's matchup at Toronto, though the Bruins do own a game in hand.
The Jets entered its regular-season closer one point behind both Ottawa and
the New York Rangers in the race for the final two playoff spots in the
Eastern Conference, but were eliminated prior to the conclusion of the game
after both teams won on Thursday.
P.K. Subban and Lars Eller each contributed two assists for Montreal, with
Carey Price stopping 23-of-25 shots on the evening.
James Wright and Blake Wheeler had the goals for Winnipeg, which finished its
2013 campaign with a 24-21-3 record. Ondrej Pavelec recorded 26 saves in
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