Has goals in back-to-back games for the first time this postseason.
Has four points (3g-1a) this postseason, giving him 23 points (14g-9a) in 48 career postseason games.
Tallied 12 points (4g-8a) in 19 games after coming over to Nashville at the trade dealine.
Traded to Nashville by Montreal for Nashville's 2nd round choice (Jacob De Rose) in 2013 Entry Draft and Montreal's 5th round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Los Angeles Los Angeles selected Patrik Bartosak) in 2013 Entry Draft, February 27, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Chelyabinsk (KHL), September 14, 2012.
I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.
— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series-winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round