Game 4: Boston Bruins 1, Montreal Canadiens 0, Final

Boston Bruins' David Krejci (46) celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Boston, Saturday, April 12, 2014. The Bruins won 4-1. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

BOSTON (WWLP) – The Boston Bruins defeated the Montreal Canadiens in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Eastern Conference Semifinals. The series is now tied 2-2.

The game started at 7:30 p.m. in Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec.

FINAL SCORE: Boston Bruins 1, Montreal Canadiens 0, Overtime

The Canadiens won Game 3 against the Bruins, 4-2, and took the lead in the series. The Bruins had tied the series after rallying back being down 2 in the 3rd period and winning Game 2 against the Canadiens, 5-3.The Bruins had fallen short of a comeback in Game 1 after falling 2-0 in the first two periods and then forcing not one but two overtimes; the Canadiens won with a 4-3 victory.

The Bruins defeated the Detroit Red Wings in the First Round of the playoffs, 4-1, while the Canadiens swept the Tampa Bay Lightning, 4-0. Now, the two teams face each other in the Second Round; this is the 34th time the Bruins and Canadiens are going head to head in the playoffs. In previous match-ups the Canadiens have won 24 and the Bruins won 9. The Bruins won the last series against the Canadiens in the 2010-2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs, 4-3.

The Bruins hope to make it back to the Stanley Cup Championship after losing a heart breaking loss to the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 6 last season. If not for two quick goals from the Blackhawks within seconds of each other, in the final quarter, Bruins might have had a chance to win it all by forcing a Game 7.

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NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Schedule (Round 2):

  1. Thursday, May 1st – Montreal Canadiens 4, Boston Bruins 2, 2OT LOSS
  2. Saturday, May 3rd – Montreal Canadiens 3, Boston Bruins 5, WIN
  3. Tuesday, May 6th – Boston Bruins 4, Montreal Canadiens 2, LOSS
  4. Thursday, May 8th – Boston Bruins vs. Montreal Canadiens, 7:30 p.m.
  5. Saturday, May 10th – Montreal Canadiens vs. Boston Bruins, 7:00 p.m.
  6. Monday, May 12th – Boston Bruins vs. Montreal Canadiens, TBD
  7. Wednesday, May 14th – Montreal Canadiens vs. Boston Bruins, TBD

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