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Goal Caufield: Rookie sniper scores his 2nd straight OT winner as Habs edge Leafs 3-2

MONTREAL — Cole Caufield doesn't cut an imposing figure on the ice.

He just comes up big when it matters most.

The diminutive rookie sniper scored at 4:43 of overtime — his second extra-time winner in 48 hours — after Montreal tied it late as the Canadiens defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 in a potential North Division playoff preview Monday.

"The feeling doesn't get old," said Caufield, who also buried the decisive OT chance in Saturday's 2-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators.

"And it never will."

Playing just his fifth NHL game, the five-foot-seven, 162-pound winger took a pass from Jeff Petry, just like he did in Saturday's 3-on-3 period, and fired off Jack Campbell's post and in with Joel Armia providing a screen.