Suzuki Keeps Canadiens Playoff Hopes Alive

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A recap of last night's Montreal/Toronto Game Five.

Nick Suzuki keeps his team alive.

Nick Suzuki helped the Montreal Canadiens to stay alive in the playoffs with a goal in overtime last night to defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3.

"Montreal came out really hard," said Leaf's coach, Sheldon Keefe, at the postgame press conference.

Joel Armia score both goals for Montreal in the first period.

Montreal went up 3-0 when Jesperi Kotkanimi scored at 4:52 of the second period.

Toronto rallied back, though.

Zach Hyman scored at 6:32 of the second period.

Jake Muzzin tied the game 3-3 with two back-to-back goals in the third period.

Just 59 seconds into overtime, Suzuki scored the winner.

Leaf's goalie, Jack Campbell did not have a good game last night.  "It wasn't his best," said Keefe.

Montreal's goalie, Carey Price stopped 32 shots.

Toronto's William Nylander had two assists last night.

Game Six is in Montreal tomorrow night.

Submitted: May 28, 2021

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