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Petry: Finishing the job

Jeff Petry scored his fourth overtime winner in a Canadiens uniform on Saturday night, and his second in February

by Matt Cudzinowski @CanadiensMTL /

MONTREAL - Unfortunately, Boyd Petry wasn't mic'd up for Saturday night's game against the Carolina Hurricanes.

If he was, though, we're confident that his reaction to his father's game-winning OT goal would've made for epic content on our social media platforms.

After all, the four-year-old has energy for days and days and days - and a wonderful personality to boot.

The fact that he absolutely loves the camera certainly doesn't hurt, either.

Video: Behind-the-scenes with a mic'd up Boyd Petry

Boyd and his younger brother, Barrett, were in the building rocking their cowboy boots on Saturday night.

It was only fitting with the boys from the Tar Heel State in town.

As per usual, they paid the 32-year-old veteran defenseman a good-luck visit ahead of the pregame warmup.

Tweet from @CanadiensMTL: Les gar��ons Petry sont l��!The Petry boys are back!#GoHabsGo

It paid dividends when Petry went upstairs on Hurricanes goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic to seal the victory.

The Michigan State University alum picked the top corner to perfection for his 10th goal of the season.

It was also his third game-winning goal of the year.

Tweet from @CanadiensMTL: Jeff Petry joue les h��ros en prolongation!Jeff Petry, overtime hero!#GoHabsGo | @EASportsNHL

According to TSN's StatsCentre, Petry's marker moved him passed Andrei Markov and Sheldon Souray into a tie with P.K. Subban for the most career OT goals by a Canadiens blueliner in regular-season history (4).

His previous OT winner came on February 6 against the Anaheim Ducks at the Bell Centre.

Tweet from @CanadiensMTL: Jeff Petry marque le but gagnant @EASportsNHL 3 contre 3!Jeff Petry with tonight's @EASportsNHL 3-on-3 winner!#GoHabsGo

Before that, there was this dagger versus the Boston Bruins on January 14, 2019 at TD Garden.

Video: MTL@BOS: Petry bats in OT winner with backhand

And his first with Montreal came on December 31, 2018 against the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center.

Video: MTL@DAL: Petry nets Byron's feed for overtime winner

Every single one of those goals was scored early in the extra period.

Just 52 seconds ticked off the clock against Carolina when Petry beat Nedeljkovic. 

Twenty-five seconds elapsed against Anaheim, 15 seconds against Boston, and 14 seconds against Dallas.

That translates into four goals in just 1:46 of action.

It's safe to say Petry gets right down to business when a prime scoring opportunity presents itself in OT.

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