The Montreal Canadiens were forced to go into overtime against the Ottawa Senators as the game tied in the third period, but the Canadiens prevailed with a goal by center Alex Galchenyuk to take a 2-0 series lead.
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This game featured a competitive duel between Habs goaltender Carey Price and Senators goalie Andrew Hammond.
Left wing Max Pacioretty returned from a concussion to score a goal for the Canadiens before star defenseman P.K. Subban scored to give the Canadiens a 2-1 lead.
Senators defenseman Patrick Wiercioch took advantage of a power play in the third period to force the game into overtime.
The Canadiens defense shined in overtime as Carey Price was only forced to make three saves.
Senators goalie Andrew Hammond was able to keep the game alive despite a barrage of shots against him, but he eventually allowed the winning goal approximately four minutes into overtime to put a damper on his otherwise fantastic performance.
Hammond made 39 saves on 42 shot attempts for a 92.9 save percentage as Price saved 29 shot attempts out of 31 for a 93.5 save percentage.
The Senators will look to crawl out of the hole as they host the Habs in Game 3 on Sunday.