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Brendan Gallagher sets up Max Pacioretty with no look pass after falling down

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Is this the best pass we've seen this postseason? Yes. Yes it is.

At least two of the goals scored in the first period of Game 5 in Montreal on Tuesday night were the result of some sloppy play from the goaltenders. The goal Max Pacioretty scored early in the second period to give the Canadiens a 3-1 lead was the result of one of the best passes you will see in the NHL playoffs this year.

Here we see Brendan Gallagher fighting his way through a check along the boards, falling to the ice, and still managing to get off a perfect no look pass to Max Pacioretty so he could score his fifth goal of the playoffs.

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Montreal would add another goal late in the period from Rene Bourque to take a 4-1 lead, prompting Rangers coach Alain Vigneault to pull Henrik Lundqvist for Cam Talbot.

[GIF via @MyRegularFace]