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Bruins beat Canadiens 4-2 to take 3-2 series lead
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Boston Bruins' Matt Fraser (25) celebrates with teammate Dougie Hamilton after scoring the winning goal against the Montreal Canadiens during the first overtime period in Game 4 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 8, 2014, in Montreal. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)
May 10, 2014, 9:53 pm

BOSTON (AP) Reilly Smith and Jarome Iginla scored 22 seconds apart to help the Boston Bruins snap a five-year playoff power-play drought against Montreal and beat the Canadiens 4-2 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals Saturday night.

The Bruins lead the best-of-seven series 3-2, with a chance to eliminate the Canadiens in Montreal on Monday night. Game 7 would be Wednesday night back in Boston.

Carl Soderberg and Loui Eriksson also scored, and Tuukka Rask stopped 29 shots for Boston. He extended his shutout streak to 122 minutes, 6 seconds before Brendan Gallagher scored to make it 3-1 on a power play with 5:21 left in the second period.

Carey Price made 26 saves for Montreal. P.K. Subban had a late goal power-play goal.

The Bruins had not scored a power-play goal in the playoffs against the Canadiens in 39 tries over 14 playoff games dating to 2009.

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