Petry has 11 goals, 29 assists and 12 power-play points over 71 games in 2019-20. Petry increased his offensive production over the last three seasons, hitting the 40-point mark in each one. His contributions have been useful, particularly as injuries hit No. 1 defenseman Shea Weber over the previous two seasons and the team struggled to score goals. Petry has done this while maintaining defensive responsibility, leading Montreal with 177 hits this season. Including the partial season stats from 2019-20, Petry's averaged 178 hits and 113 blocked shots over the last three seasons. He has one year remaining on his deal before becoming an unrestricted free agent following the 2020-21 season.
Petry scored a goal and had three hits in Tuesday's 6-2 win over the Islanders. Petry scored for the second straight game, running a point streak to three games. The mini-run of scoring puts him at 40 points, the third consecutive campaign he's hit the 40-point mark. He needs seven points over the final 14 games to establish a new career best in scoring.
Petry logged the game-winning goal on his lone shot of the night in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win over Carolina. He added four hits and four blocked shots over a team-high 25:35 of ice time. Montreal opened a 3-0 lead midway through the second period but watched the lead evaporate. It was the fourth straight home game in which the Canadiens had blown a multi-goal lead. Petry came to the rescue 52 seconds into the extra stanza and earned the number one star because of it. It was the second-pair stalwart's 10th goal, giving him three straight seasons of double-digit goals.
Petry had an assist, one shot, one blocked shot and a minor penalty in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Rangers. Petry picked up the primary assist on Max Domi's first-period goal. It was just the third point in the last 10 games for Petry, whose 38 points leaves him two shy of a third consecutive 40-point season.
Petry posted a goal on four shots in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Red Wings. Petry is on track for a career year at 32 years old, as he's stacked up nine goals and 36 points -- 10 shy of a personal best -- through 62 games. A large part of his success is how well he's performed on the power play with 12 points, but he hasn't lost his physicality, as he leads the team with 153 hits.
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