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Galchenyuk scores in OT and Tokarski makes key saves to give Habs overtime win

Thursday, 05.22.2014 / 11:15 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Galchenyuk scores in OT and Tokarski makes key saves to give Habs overtime win

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Alex Galchenyuk scored in overtime as the Montreal Canadiens edged the New York Rangers 3-2 on Thursday in Game 3 of the NHL's Eastern Conference final.

New York holds a 2-1 series lead despite the loss.

Daniel Briere scored with 3:02 left in the third period to give Montreal a short-lived 2-1 lead.

New York's Chris Kreider forced the extra period with 29 seconds left in the third.

Andrei Markov scored early in the second period to tie the game 1-1 for Montreal.

Carl Hagelin had given the Rangers an early 1-0 lead 15:18 into the first period.

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I don't think it's really truly going to sink in until we drop the puck, to be honest. I know there's going to be a lot of smoke and mirrors with the media attention and all that. We came [Monday] and it was sort of a light day to get things organized. We just want to focus in on the business aspect, the game itself. That's what we're preparing to do. Get these next couple of days out of the way and it's game on.

— Lightning captain Steven Stamkos on playing in his first Stanley Cup Final