Bruins Top Canadiens 5-3, Even Series at 1-1
(BOSTON) -- Despite trailing 3-1 early into the third period, the Boston Bruins were able to rally back and defeat the Montreal Canadiens 5-3 to even their series 1-1 on Saturday afternoon.
6:30 in the third period, Montreal's Thomas Vanek put the team up two goals, but it was all Boston after that.
Dougie Hamilton started the rally with a goal, then Patrice Bergeron tied it up at 3 with under six minutes left to play. With just 3:32 left in the game, Reilly Smith scored to put the Bruins on top for good. Milan Lucic wound up scoring the games final goal.
"It was a fun last part of the third period," defenseman Torey Krug said after the win. "We're very excited with how things turned out, but we've got to move along from it pretty soon."
Bruins goalie Tukka Rask wound up making 25 saves in the win while Canadiens goalie Carey Price made 34 saves, but gave up three goals.
Games 3 and 4 will be in Montreal.
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