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Weise scores tying, winning goals to lift Canadiens over Senators 2-1 in OT

  • Montreal Canadiens forward Dale Weise (22) celebrates his goal against the Ottawa Senators with teammates Brandon Prust (8) and Alexei Emelin (74) during the third period of game 3 of first round Stanley Cup NHL playoff hockey action in Ottawa, Ontario, Sunday, April 19, 2015. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Montreal Canadiens forward Dale Weise (22) celebrates his goal against the Ottawa Senators with teammates Brandon Prust (8) and Alexei Emelin (74) during the third period of game 3 of first round Stanley Cup NHL playoff hockey action in Ottawa, Ontario, Sunday, April 19, 2015. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT  (The Associated Press)

  • Ottawa Senators defenseman Marc Methot (3) battles in front of the net with Montreal Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher (11) during the third period of game 3 of first round Stanley Cup NHL playoff hockey action in Ottawa, Ontario, Sunday, April 19, 2015. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Ottawa Senators defenseman Marc Methot (3) battles in front of the net with Montreal Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher (11) during the third period of game 3 of first round Stanley Cup NHL playoff hockey action in Ottawa, Ontario, Sunday, April 19, 2015. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT  (The Associated Press)

  • Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price (31) and defenceman Andrei Markov (79) react after Ottawa Senators forward Clarke MacArthur (16) scores during the first period of game 3 of first round Stanley Cup NHL playoff hockey action in Ottawa, Ontario, on Sunday, April 19, 2015.  (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)   MANDATORY CREDIT

    Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price (31) and defenceman Andrei Markov (79) react after Ottawa Senators forward Clarke MacArthur (16) scores during the first period of game 3 of first round Stanley Cup NHL playoff hockey action in Ottawa, Ontario, on Sunday, April 19, 2015. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT  (The Associated Press)

Dale Weise scored the tying goal late in the third period and then won it 8:47 into overtime, leading the Montreal Canadiens to a 2-1 victory Sunday night in their first-round playoff series.

Montreal has a chance to complete a four-game sweep Wednesday, with Game 4 in Ottawa.

Weise sent the game to overtime with his goal with 5:47 remaining in the third. Torrey Mitchell assisted on both goals, and Carey Price made 33 saves.

Clarke MacArthur opened the scoring for the Senators at 11:28 of the first period. Craig Anderson, making his first start of the playoffs, made 47 saves in the loss.

Montreal dominated at times in the second and third periods, outshooting Ottawa 31-15 through the final 40 minutes of regulation.