Montreal beats Vancouver Canucks 5-2 Saturday evening

Montreal downs Vancouver 5-2 Saturday evening.
Montreal downs Vancouver 5-2 Saturday evening. Vancouver Canucks

Corey Perry scored in his debut for the Canadiens Saturday, helping Montreal down the Vancouver Canucks 5-2.

Perry slotted into the lineup for Joel Armia, who suffered a concussion in a hit from Vancouver’s Tyler Myers as the Canadiens trounced the Canucks 7-3 on Thursday.

Saturday’s game, the third in four nights between the two sides, also saw Nick Suzuki, Brendan Gallagher, Jonathan Drouin and Joel Edmundson score for Montreal (4-0-2).

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Elias Pettersson and Nils Hoglander responded for Vancouver (2-5-0).

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