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3 things we learned from the Canadiens' 6-3 rout of Flyers

Montreal's power play hummed in a big win on Saturday.

Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

The Montreal Canadiens kept streaking with a dominant 6-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers at home on Saturday.

Early penalty trouble doomed the Flyers. P.A. Parenteau, David Desharnais and P.K. Subban staked the Canadiens to a 3-0 lead midway through the game with power-play goals, and the Flyers were forced to scratch and claw their way back into the game.

Brayden Schenn scored twice in the second period to draw Philadelphia within a goal of tying the game, but third-period goals from Parenteau and Dale Weise and a big period from goalie Carey Price kept the Flyers at arm's length.

Three Things We Learned

1. Montreal's power play is finally rounding into form. The Canadiens endured a rough start on the man advantage with just three goals in their first 16 tries, but their effort on Saturday proved they might finally be figuring things out in that area. The Flyers' penalty kill had no answer for Montreal, giving up three goals on all three opportunities.

2. Ray Emery has seen better days. Emery is an okay option behind starter Steve Mason, but every once in a while he'll really struggle to see the puck well. Saturday was one of those times. Emery gave up six goals on just 28 shots, and more than a couple of those goals weren't pretty. The Flyers need better goaltending than that considering how shaky their team defense is.

3. Jakub Voracek is still a force to be reckoned with. The Flyers winger has battled for the league points lead all season and he kept up that pace with two late assists on Brayden Schenn goals in the third period. Voracek now leads the NHL with 26 points and is riding a 10-game points streak.