Paquette had an assist, one shot on net, two hits and two PIM in Monday's 8-2 loss to the Wild.

Paquette and Jake Evans teamed up to win a puck battle behind the net, before Paquette set up Rem Pitlick for Montreal's second goal. It was Paquette's second game back from a four-game absence due to an undisclosed injury, and he skated on the fourth line. The 28-year-old forward has two points (both assists), 15 shots, 54 hits and 25 PIM while averaging 9:06 of ice time over 22 games.

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