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Bruins beat Canadiens 4-2 to take 3-2 series lead

NHL Playoffs

Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask (40) makes the save on a shot by Montreal Canadiens center Tomas Plekanec (14) during the first period of Game 5 in the second-round of the Stanley Cup playoff series in Boston on Saturday.

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BOSTON — It took the Boston Bruins five years to score a power-play goal in the playoffs against the Montreal Canadiens.
They needed only 32 seconds to do it again.
Reilly Smith and Jarome Iginla scored on back-to-back advantages to help the Bruins snap an 0-for-39 postseason power-play drought against Montreal and beat the Canadiens 4-2 on Saturday night. The victory in Game 5 gave Boston a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series and a chance to eliminate its Original Six archrival in Montreal on Monday night.
“It’s been a little bit. We all know that,” said Iginla, who just ...


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