• His father, Denis, was drafted 151st overall in 1981 by the Hartford Whalers. His uncle, Andre, was drafted 60th overall in 1978 by the New York Rangers and played six years in the NHL (1979-1985) with the Rangers, St. Louis Blues and Quebec Nordiques.
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