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Canadiens vs Leafs third period thread

Jacob de la Rose tied it with 9 seconds left in the 2nd period.

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Tomas Plekanec scored his 26th goal of the year to open the 2nd period and tie the game 2-2, increasing his goal-scoring streak to 4 games and registering 7th point in the last 4 games.

Carey Price was beaten for the third time when Tyler Bozak took a sweet between-the-legs pass from behind the net from James Van Riemsdyk and talked a wrist shot past the NHL's top netminder. Meanwhile, it's 1-1 in Tampa Bay as the Lightning and Bruins duel it out. In about an hour we'll all know who the Habs' first round opponent will be. The Habs have helped increase their chances at finishing atop the Atlantic Division with a late goal by Jacob de la Rose who took the turned-over puck and buried it into a vacated net.

The Habs seemed fortunate to come out of the second period with the tie, but they have been holding the advantage in possession throughout the game, ending the 2nd period with 60 CF%.

At the end of this period the Habs will be facing one of the Pittsbugh Penguins, Detroit Red Wings, or Ottawa Senators in the first round of the playoffs.

Scoring Summary

03:58 TOR Phil Kessel (25) Wrap-around - ASST: Tyler Bozak (26), Andrew MacWilliam (2) 1 - 0 TOR
04:14 MTL David Desharnais (14) Wrist shot - ASST: NONE 1 - 1 Tie
14:04 TOR Casey Bailey (1) Tip-in - ASST: Dion Phaneuf (26), Peter Holland (14) 2 - 1 TOR
00:59 MTL Tomas Plekanec (26) Wrist shot - ASST: Andrei Markov (40), Devante Smith-Pelly (14) 2 - 2 Tie
05:11 TOR Tyler Bozak (23) Wrist shot - ASST: James van Riemsdyk (29), Phil Kessel (36) 3 - 2 TOR
19:51 MTL Jacob De La Rose (4) Snap shot - ASST: NONE 3 - 3 Tie

Penalty Summary

18:39 MTL Alex Galchenyuk Hooking  - 2 min against  Dion Phaneuf
05:40 MTL Alexei Emelin Holding  - 2 min against  Richard Panik
08:13 TOR Casey Bailey Interference  - 2 min against  P.K. Subban
17:36 MTL Alexei Emelin Clipping  - 2 min against  Eric Brewer
17:36 TOR Eric Brewer served by Zach Sill Roughing  - 2 min against  Alexei Emelin


1st 6 6
2nd 10 6
Total 16 12

Team Stats

Power Plays 0/1 0/2
Hits 10 20
Faceoff Wins 20 23
Giveaways 4 12
Takeaways 9 10
Blocked Shots 7 15
Penalty Minutes 6 4