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Plekanec's 2 goals, Vanek's goal and 2 assists lead Canadiens to 5-4 win over Red Wings

Thursday, 03.27.2014 / 10:05 PM The Canadian Press

DETROIT - Max Pacioretty broke a third period tie, Tomas Plekanec scored twice and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-4 Thursday night.

Tomas Vanek added a goal and two assists and David Desharnais had a goal and an assist for Montreal. P.K. Subban had two assists and Carey Price made 23 saves.

Tomas Tatar scored two goals for Detroit, Riley Sheahan a goal and an assist, and Johan Franzen also scored. Jimmy Howard stopped 19 shots.

Pacioretty gave Montreal a 4-3 lead with a shot from the right circle that deflected off Detroit defenceman Niklas Kronwall for Pacioretty's 33rd goal. The play appeared to be offside.

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