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Canadiens sink Coyotes 3-1

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Max Pacioretty scored twice in the third period to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 3-1 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Tuesday night.

Carey Price stopped 26 of 27 shots for Montreal and Andrei Markov also scored in the third period.

Mikkel Boedker scored for the Coyotes and Mike Smith made 26 saves.

Pacioretty scored the winner at 13:18 of the third, netting his 13th of the season by shooting the puck into traffic in front of Smith's goal. The puck ricocheted off defenseman Michael Stone's skate and into the net.

Phoenix hasn't won in Montreal since 1996.

Boedker got the Coyotes on the board at 6:14 of the first period, banking his own rebound off his skate and into the net for his 10th goal of the season.

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