Zibanejad's OT Goal Lifts Rangers Past Canadiens 3-2 - NBC New York

Zibanejad's OT Goal Lifts Rangers Past Canadiens 3-2

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    Mika Zibanejad scored at 14:22 of overtime to give the New York Rangers a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series.

    Chris Kreider's shot on a rush went off Alexei Emelin's stick right to Zibanejad for a shot into an open side.

    The Rangers grabbed a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series and will look to advance when they host Game 6 on Saturday.

    Jesper Fast and Brady Skjei also scored for New York.

    Artturi Lehkonen scored and set up a goal by Brendan Gallagher in the first period for Montreal.

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