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Canadiens beat Senators, 4-3, in wild opening game of playoff series

Canadiens beat Senators, 4-3, in wild opening game of playoff series

Brian Flynn scored a tie-breaking goal late in the second period and the Montreal Canadiens held on to edge the visiting Ottawa Senators, 4-3, on Wednesday night in a wild opening game of their first-round playoff series. Flynn also had two assists for the first three-point game of his career. Tomas Plekanec and Torrey Mitchell scored 15 seconds apart in a frenetic second period that saw five players get goals in less than five minutes. Lars Eller scored short-handed as part of the barrage. Mika Zibanejad and Kyle Turris got power-play goals in the middle period for the Senators. Milan Michalek was credited with the game's first goal, which Montreal's Andre Markov tipped into...

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