played 48 games with Abbotsford scoring 1 goals and 8 assists for 9 points and 12 PIMS and is a team high +13 ... his first NHL recall on Mar.6 ... played in his 1st NHL game on Mar. 7 vs NYI earning 11:15 of ice time and a +1 rating ... picked up his first NHL point (assist) in his hometown on Mar.8 ... had assists in three straight games Mar.22-26 ... had season ending shoulder surgery the week of April 1 and missed the last five games of the season
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