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Duck, Canadiens rally past Penguin in OT

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Montreal — kirby duck The Montreal Canadiens beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 at the Bell Center on Monday.

Dach redirect Sean MonaghanPass inside the right post after Jeff Petrie Penalized for cross-checking. It was his first goal for Montreal since being acquired in a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks on July 7.

“There is no better feeling than winning the first game at home against a new team and getting the winner of extra time,” Duck said.

Nick Suzuki Scoring in 2 consecutive games, Kaiden Goulet Recorded 2 assists, Sam Montebo He made 26 saves in his second consecutive start in Montreal (2-2-0) and lost twice in a row.

“It was a really good 40 minutes. Just like that time.” [coach Martin St. Louis] Montembaugh said, “You came into the room after the second time, he told us. Just go on, keep playing the way we were playing. I was able to achieve a big goal in

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Evgeny Malkin score twice, Brian Last Recorded 2 assists, Casey Dessmith He had 36 saves in his season debut in Pittsburgh (2-0-1).

Penguins manager Mike Sullivan said: “It’s really disappointing. I didn’t like the first period at all. “I thought we started playing in the second period. I thought maybe we were a better team in the second period. , and that was the only period.It’s hard to win in this league where you’ve only played one period.”

Suzuki started his comeback by cutting Montreal to 2-1 at 1:10 of the third period. After his first shot from the left faceoff circle hit the post past Dessmith, Suzuki slid around the net and knocked the rebound into the open net.

The No. 16 pick in the 2020 NHL Draft, Goulet had a major assist in his first NHL point play.

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Cole Corfield It was then tied 2–2 with 2:20 remaining, with Montambo drawing an extra skater. After receiving an oblique cross ice pass from , convert from the bottom of the left circle with a one-timer. Jonathan Drouin.

“I couldn’t even see the pass and all of a sudden it went behind the net,” Dessmith said.

Corfield said reading Penguin’s defense helped him confide.

“I can see everyone from my place over there. Just get lost and time it to make sure you come to the pack at the right time,” he said. “And obviously, [Drouin] just made [heck] of the path. I think it depends on him. I had all facets of the net. ”

With 3:52 of the second period leading Pittsburgh 1–0, Malkin shot across the grain on a one-timer from the right circle as Montembaugh slid across the crease. Then at 7:55 he won 2–0, drove to the slot and rebounded at the top of the crease for the conversion.

“It’s a tough loss tonight, but the team is playing better every game,” Malkin said. “And my line, like myself, is trying to keep going every game. I’m feeling confident, I still feel like I’m a good player.”

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Note: It was Malkin’s 66th multi-goal game and ranks fourth among active players in the NHL, behind the Washington Capitals forward. Alex Ovechkin (158), Penguin Forward Sidney Crosby (88) and Tampa Bay Lightning Forward Stephen Stamkos (85). …why Montambour started Jake Allen I am currently on childcare leave with my wife due to the birth of our third child.