Game 7 Recap: Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens fight to go to next round of playoffs

Montreal Canadiens centre Nick Suzuki (14) scores the game winning goal on Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Jack Campbell (36) during overtime NHL Stanley Cup playoff action in Toronto on Thursday, May 27, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

The Toronto Maple Leafs have been eliminated from the NHL playoffs after a 3-1 loss to Montreal in Game 7 of their first-round series.

After a two-game lead early on in the first round of the playoffs, the Toronto Maple Leafs will now be fighting to remain in the series.

The Toronto Maple Leafs will play Game 7 against the Montreal Canadiens at Scotiabank Arena at 7 p.m. Monday night.

The two teams are tied for the series, which means that winning tonight’s came is critical if the Leafs want to remain in the playoffs.

CTVNewsToronto.ca has live coverage of the game highlights below: