The first-place New York Rangers sat in the visitors’ locker room in Montreal before taking the ice against the Canadiens and cheered for the football team that is lighting up the skyline back home.
The Boston Bruins defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 1-0 to sweep the National Hockey League Eastern Conference championship series and advance to the Stanley Cup finals.
The Boston Bruins will have to do something they haven’t managed so far in the Stanley Cup Final to end their 39-year wait for a National Hockey League title -- win on the road.
Maxim Lapierre scored early in the third period and Roberto Luongo recorded his second shutout of the series as the Vancouver Canucks beat the Boston Bruins 1-0 to take a three-games-to-two lead in the Stanley Cup Final.
The Boston Bruins beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 in overtime in a deciding seventh game to advance to the second round in the National Hockey League playoffs.