Bruins Cup Rewind: Nathan Horton Nets Game-Winner Versus Canadiens in Double Overtime of Game 5


Editor's note: NESN is counting down the top 50 moments of the Bruins' 2011 Stanley Cup season. Every day from Aug. 17 to Oct. 5, a memorable moment from the 2011 season will air on NESN Daily and be posted on NESN.com.

Nathan Horton had a number of memorable moments during the 2011 postseason, the first of which came in the team's quarterfinal series with the Canadiens.

Horton netted a game-winner in double overtime of Game 5, which gave the B's their third win in a row and a 3-2 series lead. The goal came after the Canadiens had tied the game in the third period.

Tim Thomas went save-for-save throughout the overtimes, with the most memorable coming on a breakaway bid by the Habs' Brian Gionta. Horton ensured the TD Garden crowd went home happy shortly thereafter, though, by putting home the rebound after a shot from Andrew Ference.

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