MONTREAL _ Alex Galchenyuk scored in overtime as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Friday to take a 2-0 series lead in their first-round matchup.
Clarke MacArthur and Patrick Wiercioch scored for the Senators. Mark Stone tacked on two assists.
Pacioretty returned to the lineup for the Habs after sitting out Game 1 with an upper-body injury suffered near the end of the regular season.
Montreal’s Carey Price stopped 29 of 31 shots. Ottawa’s Andrew Hammond made 37 saves.
The Canadiens went 1 for 6 on the power play while the Senators scored once on three chances with the man advantage.
Game 3 goes Sunday in Ottawa.
The Canadian Press