Tuesday night at Canadien Tire Center, Ottawa’s Josh Norris scored the winning shootout giving the Senators a 5-4 victory over Canadiens.
Tim Stutzele was outstanding, and his shootout passed Montreal goalie Carey Price. Brady Tkachuk missed the first score over score over Canadiens, and Matt Murray stopped Druin and Perry.
The two rivals had equal chances of winning during the overtime. Stutzle wasted two opportunities that could convert Montreal to the winner. Tyler Toffoli was also stoned to break away at the last minute.
Brendan Gallagher had scored in the last few seconds to the end, but the goal was deemed off after reviews due to goaltender interference.
Tkachuk’s second two for Ottawa, Drake, and Brannstrom added scored a goal. Shea Weber had two for Montreal, while Drouin and Toffoli each had a single score.