Pacioretty sends Canadiens past Rangers

Max Pacioretty had two goals and an assist, 1.

David Desharnais had a goal two assists for the Canadiens, who snapped a three-game skid. Mike Blunden also lit the lamp and Peter Budaj made 28 saves for the victors.

John Mitchell scored the lone goal for the Rangers, who have dropped two of three.

Henrik Lundqvist made 25 saves for New York, which has lost six in a row at Montreal.