Montreal Canadiens eliminate Vegas Golden Knights in OT to advance to Stanley Cup final

The Montreal Canadiens have advanced to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 1993, after defeating the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2 in overtime on Thursday at the Bell Centre. Artturi Lehkonen clinched the win for the Canadiens with an overtime game-winner following passes from Phillip Danault and Brendan Gallagher.

The Canadiens took the series from the Golden Knights 4 games to 2 in the best-of-7 matchup. Montreal will now face either the Tampa Bay Lightning or New York Islanders in the Stanley Cup Final.

Tampa will host New York for Game 7 of its Stanley Cup semifinal series tonight, 6/25 at 8 p.m. ET in Amalie Arena.

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