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Canadiens vs. Lightning 2015 final score: Tyler Johnson gives Tampa Bay 3-0 lead with last-second goal

It looked like the game was headed to overtime, but Tyler Johnson just beat the buzzer to give Tampa Bay the win.

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Tyler Johnson has beaten seemingly every defensive tactic teams have thrown at him during the playoffs. It turns out he can also beat the clock. Johnson scored with two seconds left in the third period of Game 3 to break a 1-1 tie and give Tampa Bay the 2-1 win. The Lightning now lead the series. 3-0, and are one game from advancing.

Johnson has been an unstoppable force during the playoffs, racking up a NHL-leading eight goals. The Canadiens had done well to limit him in Game 3 up until the end, and he didn't put a shot on goal until the final shot. It only took one shot for him to get on the board, however, as he beat Carey Price to put the Canadiens on the brink of elimination.

The Canadiens lost despite out-shooting Tampa Bay, 31 to 19. Ben Bishop was up to the task, however, stopping 30 shots to limit Montreal to just one goal. That included an onslaught on net in the third period, with Bishop saving 14 of 15 shots during the period.

Alex Killorn got the Lightning on the board early with a goal in the first period. The score remained 1-0 well into the third period. The Canadiens' offensive attack finally paid off with Brendan Gallagher beating Bishop to even the score. It appeared the game was going to remain 1-1 and head to overtime, but Johnson took advantage of the last offensive chance to score the game-winner.

Montreal will need to regroup quickly with Game 4 on tap for Thursday in Tampa Bay.