Max Pacioretty LW MON 2 Days

Pacioretty set up two Canadiens goals in Saturday's 4-0 win over the Maple Leafs.

Pacioretty is just five points away from matching last season's total of 60, as increased diversity in his production (30 goals, 25 assists) have aided his climb to a top-20 spot on the league scoring list. His fantasy value has also taken a substantial leap from 2013-14 thanks to a lofty plus-36 rating, which ranks first in the NHL.

Max Pacioretty LW MON 9 Days

Pacioretty scored twice in the Canadiens' 3-1 win over the Blue Jackets on Saturday night. His point streak stands at four games and six points, including four goals.He netted the winner, finished plus-2 and fired six shots. He's really upped the heat since the calendar flipped to 2015 (24 points in 22 games).

Max Pacioretty LW MON 11 Days

Pacioretty had an assist and one shot on goal in Thursday night's 3-2 shootout loss to Florida. He's registered at least a point in three straight games.Pacioretty normally gets more than one puck to the net, but this one was effective as it led to a Brendan Gallagher rebound goal. In the past 12 games, Pacioretty has six goals and six assists.

Max Pacioretty LW MON 12 Days

Pacioretty scored a goal in his team's 4-2 loss to the Senators on Wednesday.Pacioretty now has 27 goals and 22 assists in 57 games this season, and is currently leading the entire league with a plus-29 rating.

Max Pacioretty LW MON 14 Days

Pacioretty tallied an assist and an empty-net goal in Monday's 2-0 win over the Red Wings.Pacioretty is having an incredibly productive month as he's bagged three goals to go along with five assists in just seven contests. The 26-year-old's 48 points are always nice, but he's improved in the plus/minus department as he sports a league leading plus-29 rating.

Max Pacioretty LW MON 22 Days

Pacioretty booked his second straight two-point game Sunday against the Bruins, picking up an assist and the game-winning goal in the 3-1 victory.

Pacioretty attempted a team-high six shots, sparking the Canadiens offense facing one of the league's hottest goalies in Tuukka Rask. The 26-year-old winger has been averaging more than a point per game since the start of 2015, tallying 10 goals and seven assists over his last 15 games.

Max Pacioretty LW MON 23 Days

Pacioretty assisted on both off Dale Weise's goals and attempted five shots in Saturday's 6-2 thrashing of the Devils.

Just another day at the office for Pacioretty, who is zeroing in on the third 60-point campaign of his career. While he's set to fall short of last season's 39-goal output, he's shown increased proficiency of a distributor. His 20 assists put him just one shy of his mark from 2013-14.

Max Pacioretty LW MON 27 Days

Pacioretty assisted on David Desharnais' third-period goal in Tuesday night's 3-2 loss to the Sabres.

Pacioretty has been the only Canadien to maintain scoring production during a recent four-game stretch that's seen the team score just six goals. The offensive futility prompted some in-game line changes Tuesday, including the reuniting of Pacioretty and Desharnais.

Max Pacioretty LW MON 1 Month

Pacioretty sniped his 23rd goal of the season -- his second game-winning tally in as many games -- in Saturday's 1-0 win over the visiting Capitals.

Pacioretty and goaltender Carey Price have been quite the duo over the last two games against Washington and the New York Rangers, with Patches providing 100 percent of Montreal's offense and Price recording back-to-back 1-0 shutouts. Through 48 games this year, the American sharpshooter now has 40 points, an exceptional plus-24 rating, 22 PIM and 178 shots on goal.

Max Pacioretty LW MON 1 Month

Pacioretty broke a scoreless tie with 4:17 remaining in the third period Thursday to deliver a 1-0 win over the Rangers.

Although Pacioretty's goal-scoring rate has dropped just a little this year -- hey, cut the guy a break, he still has 22 -- his assists are up, and he's on pace to exceed his career high in points (65, set in 2011-12).