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May 3, 2021; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Montreal Canadiens right wing Josh Anderson (17) throughout the warm-up session prior to the game against Toronto Maple Leafs at Bell Centre. Obligatory Credit: Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY SportsCole Caufield scored his 2nd straight overtime goal and the Montreal Canadiens came back to defeat the going to Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on Monday night.
Caufield took a pass from Jeff Petry and shot from the slot for his 2nd profession NHL goal at 4:43 of overtime. He likewise scored in OT versus the Ottawa Senators on Saturday.
Phillip Danault scored in the last minute to tie the video game for Montreal.
Matthews deflected Jake Muzzins shot at 17:21 of the 2nd for his 39th goal.
Foligno went to the dressing space near completion of the second duration. He did not return due to the fact that of what was termed an upper-body injury.
Toronto had a 21-14 benefit in shots on objective after two periods.
With Allen out for an extra opponent, Danault scored his fifth goal of the season from the side of the web at 19:08 of the third to require overtime.
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Jack Campbell made 20 saves for the Maple Leafs (33-13-6, 72 points).
Jake Allen stopped 27 shots for Montreal.
Rielly scored his fifth objective of the season on an evaluated wrist shot from the ideal point at 4:07 of the first period. Alex Galchenyuk and William Nylander earned helps.
Montreal had both power plays in the first duration. The very first was the most eventful. Caufield struck a post and Torontos Mitchell Marner missed out on a breakaway.
Montreal connected the game on its third power play at 1:55 of the 2nd period. Toffoli scored his 28th objective from the left circle on a cross-ice pass from Suzuki.
Montreal had both power plays in the very first period. The very first was the most eventful. Caufield struck a post and Torontos Mitchell Marner missed a breakaway.
Montreal connected the game on its third power play at 1:55 of the 2nd period. Toffoli scored his 28th objective from the left circle on a cross-ice pass from Suzuki. Nick Foligno was off for tripping.
Toronto had the next two power plays. Campbell stopped Artturi Lehkonen on a two-on-one to foil Montreals bid for a short-handed goal on the.
Tyler Toffoli likewise scored for the Canadiens (24-18-9, 57 points). Petry and Nick Suzuki each had three assists.
Auston Matthews and Morgan Rielly scored for the Maple Leafs, who had their winning streak end at five.
The groups have 2 more conferences this season, Thursday and Saturday in Toronto.