June 26, 2022

Seattle Kraken’s Marcus Johansson scores in opposition to Montreal Canadiens goaltender Sam Montembeault throughout NHL shootout hockey motion in Montreal, Saturday, March 12, 2022.The Canadian Press

The Seattle Kraken blew a 3-1 lead within the third interval however held on to finish their five-game japanese highway journey with a 4-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens in a shootout Saturday evening.

Adam Larsson pressured additional time by redirecting the puck in his personal internet. However the Kraken held robust in OT and Marcus Johansson sealed the victory together with his game-winning aim within the seventh spherical of the shootout.

Yanni Gourde, Ryan Donato and Jared McCann scored for Seattle (17-37-6) in regulation. Along with his shootout game-winner, Johansson picked up two assists. Philipp Grubauer allowed three targets from 33 photographs.

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Michael Pezzetta, Alexander Romanov and Nick Suzuki scored for Montreal (15-35-7). Samuel Montembeault made 32 saves.

The Kraken broke the ice on the penalty kill on an ungainly play involving Gourde and Chris Wideman. Montembeault left the puck for his defenceman however Gourde’s physique verify made him rating in his personal internet. Gourde was credited with the short-handed aim.

Pezzetta levelled the rating with 5:10 to go within the first interval. From the excessive slot, he bounced a go from Jake Evans off his skate and beat Grubauer.

Seattle regained its lead two minutes later when Johansson’s shot bounced off the boards and onto Donato’s stick. The centreman didn’t miss his alternative to attain his thirteenth aim of the season.

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McCann notched his twenty third marker of the marketing campaign on the facility play at 15:05 of the second interval when he was left alone within the excessive slot. The winger one-timed Johansson’s go from the nook giving the Kraken a two-goal benefit.

Montreal responded at 1:04 of the third interval when Romanov grabbed a free puck on the level and beat Grubauer with a slap shot.

The Habs tied the sport with 2:12 to go in regulation when Larsson redirected Suzuki’s go into his personal internet.

After a scoreless additional time and 6 rounds of the shootout, Johansson lastly discovered the successful aim and left the Bell Centre underneath a rain of boos.