The Canadians give Brady Tkachuk too much space and he makes them pay for the Senators with the winning goal in extra time

OTTAWA, Ontario – – Brady Tkachuk scored a 3-2 win for the Ottawa Senators against the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday night at 3:30 a.m. after extra time.

Drake Batherson and Josh Norris also scored, and Matt Murray scored 30 saves The Senators are last in the NHL 5-14-1 – with two of the wins in their three games against Montreal

“As a group we learn,” said Tkachuk. “I think when we get to these close games, games even go into the late third or overtime. We don’t just want to work overtime, we want to win and we want to win, if it is regulation or overtime. We want to keep attacking, keep creating opportunities and then take advantage of the opportunities we had ”

Corey Perry and Nick Suzuki scored a goal for Montreal, while Perry made it 2-0 with 5:35 in the third half Jake Allen made 36 saves for the Canadiens and lost on Saturday night against NHL leaders Toronto 5: 3

“I think we’re pretty much all on our own heads at the moment, Suzuki said,” I think I just think about it and play so I don’t lose This is never good I think we were very energetic at the beginning of the season Everyone was having fun That just escaped us ”

The teams will complete the two-game set on Tuesday evening in Ottawa

Suzuki opened the game 1:17 and wired a shot off the post and past Murray in the net

Batherson tied it in the middle of the first. When the striker drove to the net, he pulled the puck with his toes before falling onto the ice. As it fell, the puck floated slightly over Allen’s shoulder

Ottawa regained the lead early in the third half. Defender Nikita Zaitsev fired a shot that deflected off Norris’ stick The puck then hit Allen’s stick before going over the netminder

“You can see some of the young kids are starting to gain confidence and get a lot better with the puck,” Senator coach D saidJ Smith said, “A year ago, in overtime, we just held out and I just thought we were attacking, we are dangerous”

Perry forced overtime, blew past defender Erik Gudbranson along the wing, drove to the net and put the puck under Murray’s left skate

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