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Montreal Canadiens defeat Vancouver Canucks 7-3

Tyler Toffoli continued to run amok over the Canucks Thursday, tallying two goals and an assist as the Montreal Canadiens dominated Vancouver 7-3.

The three points added to the hat trick Toffoli scored against his former team in Vancouver’s 6-5 shootout win over Montreal on Wednesday.

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Joel Armia had two goals and two assists, and Josh Anderson, Jake Evans and Ben Chiarot each scored for the Canadiens (3-0-2) Thursday.

Vancouver (2-4-0) got a pair of goals from Bo Horvat, one from Brandon Sutter and a pair of assists from Tyler Myers, who took a five-minute major for a checking to the head on Armia late in the third period to go along with three minors for a total of 11 minutes in penalties.

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Montreal goalie Jake Allen registered 14 saves and captured the 150th win of his NHL career.

Thatcher Demko stopped 35-of-42 shots for the Canucks.

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