ANAHEIM, Calif. - Marian Gaborik scored with seven seconds left in regulation to force overtime, and then scored 12:07 into the extra period to lift the Los Angeles Kings to a 3-2 win Saturday night against the Anaheim Ducks in the opener of the first playoff series between the Southern California teams.
But the Kings pulled Quick for a sixth attacker with 1:22 left. Mike Richards took a shot from along the left boards, and Gaborik wristed the rebound past Hiller.
It was L.A.'s fifth straight win.
Game 2 is Monday night at Anaheim.
BRUINS 5, CANADIENS 2
BOSTON (AP) — Reilly Smith scored the go-ahead goal with 3:32 left, and Boston rallied from two down in the third period to beat Montreal and tie the Eastern Conference semifinals at one game apiece.
The Bruins trailed 3-1 with just over nine minutes remaining before Dougie Hamilton scored, then Patrice Bergeron tied it with 5:43 remaining. Reilly then wristed a cross-ice pass from Torey Krug past Carey Price to give Boston the lead.
Tuukka Rask had 25 saves for Boston — the first time in 10 tries in his career that he has beaten the Bruins' Original Six rival at the TD Garden. Milan Lucic added an empty-netter with 66 seconds left.
Games 3 and 4 are in Montreal on Tuesday and Thursday.
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