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Canadiens score nine against Senators @NHL

Weber's heavy power-play strike

OTT@MTL: Weber buries one-timer on two-man advantage

Shea Weber tees up a mighty one-timer from Jonathan Drouin in the high slot, giving the Canadiens a three-goal advantage early in the 2nd

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The Montreal Canadiens scored six straight goals, and five times in the third period, in a 9-2 win against the Ottawa Senators at Bell Centre.

Brendan Gallagher (11:04), Alex Galchenyuk (19:26) and Andrew Shaw (19:52) scored in the first period for a 3-1 lead after Kyle Turris scored for the Senators on the power play at 22 seconds.

Shea Weber scored on the power play 1:24 into the second period for a 4-1 lead, and third-period goals 18 seconds apart by Gallagher (2:11) and Max Pacioretty (2:29) made it 6-1.

Mark Stone brought the Senators within 6-2 at 5:46, but Jacob De La Rose scored shorthanded at 7:08 and at even strength at 10:04 for an 8-2 lead. Victor Mete scored at 13:43 on the power play to make it 9-2.

Carey Price made 15 saves for the Canadiens, who finished the preseason 2-6-0 and open the regular season Oct. 5 against the Buffalo Sabres. 

Craig Anderson stopped 24 of 30 shots, and Mike Condon seven of 10, for the Senators, who finished the preseason 3-3-0 and open the regular season Oct. 5 against the Washington Capitals.

Video: OTT@MTL: Price sprawls to rob Turris' quick bid

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