Final OT

Series (Game 2 of 2)

Boston leads 2-0

Game 1: Thursday, September 18th
Bruins1Final
OT
Canadiens0
Game 2: Friday, September 26th
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OT
Canadiens1

Bruins 2

(2-3-0, 4 pts)

Canadiens 1

(0-2-2, 2 pts)

7:30 PM ET, September 26, 2003

Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester, New Hampshire

1 2 3 OT T
BOS 0 0 1 12
MTL 0 0 1 01

Top Skaters

BOSTON 2, MONTREAL 1 (OT)

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (Ticker) -- Brian Rolston scored with 35 seconds left in overtime as the Boston Bruins rallied for a 2-1 preseason victory over the Montreal Canadiens.

The Bruins tied it with 48 seconds left in regulation as P.J. Axelsson scored with an extra skater on the ice.

Axelsson had a goal waved off in the second period. Montreal's Jason Ward also had one nullified early in the third, keeping the contest scoreless.

Mike Ribiero tallied with 5:58 left in the third period to give the Canadiens a 1-0 lead.

Hannu Toivonen stopped 21 shots in the first two periods for the Bruins before giving way to Steve Shields, who recorded 12 saves in the third period and overtime.

Montreal's Mathieu Garon registered 32 saves.

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