Jeff Petry’s empty-netter capped a crazy third period!
After Andrei Svechnikov’s second of the game tied it 2-2 less than a minute into the third, The Canadiens got goals from Brendan Gallagher and Artturi Lehkonen to give the home team – in white! – a 4-2 lead.
But Jaccob Slavin made it a one-goal game at 10:52 before Andrew Shaw restored the two-goal margin. Then Sebastian Aho made it 5-4 with 4:18 left.
Petry gave the Canadiens their first lead, 17 minutes into the middle period. Matthew Peca, of all people, had scored a huge goal 13:50 in, beating Petr Mrazek top shelf.