That was an impressive performance by the Montreal Canadiens, who defeated the league leading New York Rangers by the score of 4-1.
The trio of Cole-Desharnais-Pacioretty was once again superlative, combining for nine points on the night.
Even Scott Gomez, with a nice feed to Michael Blunden, added an assist.
Beyond the offensive contributions, though, the Canadiens played one of their grittier games of the year, matching the Rangers hit-for-hit and seeing Travis Moen drop the gloves.
Rene Bourque was a force although he was held pointless, getting three shots on goal and four hits on the official statsheet.
While it may not be the most talented or successful bunch, the Habs have big wingers up and down their lineup with the acquisition of Bourque and the presence of Cole, Pacioretty, Kostitsyn, Moen and Blunden.
Pierre Gauthier gets his fair share of flack, but he has done well to bulk up his team.
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