WATCH: Habs' OT goal makes GM Bergevin dance

Dale Weise's goal gives Habs 5-4 win over Lightning in opener

Dale Weise scored his first playoff goal in overtime to lift the Montreal Canadiens over the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-4 on Wednesday in Game 1 of their first round playoff series.

Steven Stamkos scored twice, Alex Killorn had a goal and an assist, and Nikita Kucherov also scored for the Lightning, who were outshot 43-25.

Lars Eller had a goal and an assist, Brian Gionta scored shorthanded, and Thomas Plekanec and Thomas Vanek replied for the Canadiens.
Carey Price made 21 saves, while Tampa Bay's Anders Lindback stopped 39 shots.

Montreal pulled ahead twice in the third period, taking 3-2 and 4-3 leads on goals from Eller and Vanek, respectively.

But Stamkos scored his second of the night at 13:27 of the third, tying the game 4-4 two minutes after Vanek's goal.

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  1. Anita posted on 04/17/2014 05:33 AM
    What a fantastic game last night!!! I do have a comment though. I was not impressed with the guy singing "OUR NATIONAL ANTHEM" If nothing else it was an insult to all of us with his terrible voice and the mistakes as he sang. Just saying....
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