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[Highlight] Jesperi Kotkaniemi calmly flips the puck top shelf to tie the game

With the third period slipping away, Kotkaniemi used his skill to bring the Habs back even.

NHL: Vancouver Canucks at Montreal Canadiens Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

The Canadiens were struggling to get anything going in the third period, down 3-2 to the Oilers. But a good job by Tomas Tatar to keep the play alive allowed the puck to eventually get on the stick of Jesperi Kotkaniemi, and the rookie used his long reach to pull the puck in front of the goal line and over Mikko Koskinen for the tying goal.