Canadiens vs. Bruins: Game 6 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2014 NHL Playoffs

May 12th, 2014 by Patrick Clarke Leave a reply »

The Montreal Canadiens staved off elimination on Monday night, routing the Boston Bruins 4-0 in Game 6 of their Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinal playoff series to force a winner-take-all Game 7 back in Boston on Wednesday.

The Canadiens' official Twitter account confirmed the impressive result:

Montreal netminder Carey Price was brilliant in the shutout performance, recording 26 saves, and three different Canadiens lit the lamp en route to evening the series.

Jarome Iginla tallied a game-high six shots, but came unraveled late with Boston trailing to earn a 10-minute misconduct penalty, per's Arpon Basu:

Missed chances were the story for the top-seeded Bruins inside the Bell Centre all night long, while the desperate Habs were able to capitalize on every Bruins mistake.

Price set the tone for the Habs' Game 6 blowout immediately following their loss in Game 5, per The Boston Globe's Amalie Benjamin:

"Well, you back any animal into a corner, it’s going to be desperate. I think we’re going to be a de ...

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