Secondary scoring is meant to be secondary. Here’s a breakdown of the top-line, and the five things that can get them going in Game 4.
Brian Gionta and Michael Cammalleri scored during two separate two-man advantages and the Montreal Canadiens forced a decisive Game 7 in their first-round playoff series with a 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night.
Brian Gionta scored twice and the Canadiens opened the series with a 2-0 win over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.
Lars Eller scored twice in the first, Carey Price made 30 saves, and the Montreal Canadiens extended their winning streak to a season-high five games with a 4-1 victory over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night.
Milan Lucic scored twice in a wild second period, and Nathan Horton had a goal and four assists for Boston as the Bruins outslugged and outlasted the Montreal Canadiens to win 8-6 on Wednesday night.
Max Pacioretty had a goal and an assist and Scott Gomez also had two points as the Montreal Canadiens ended a three-game losing streak with a 4-3 win over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.
Brian Gionta beat Tuukka Rask for the only goal in a shootout and the Montreal Canadiens sent the Bruins to their ninth straight loss, 3-2 on Thursday night.