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Bergeron moves up on Bruins points list

MONTREAL — Loui Eriksson and Landon Ferraro scored third-period goals 42 seconds apart and Patrice Bergeron added a milestone score to help the Bruins rally for a 3-1 victory Wednesday night to end a seven-game regular-season skid against the Canadiens.

Bergeron's third-period goal pushed him past Milt Schmidt for 11th on the Bruins' career list with 576 points.

That score capped a three-goal rally by Boston. Eriksson tied the score at 1 with his 11th goal 7:53 into the final period, and Ferraro scored on a wrist shot 42 seconds later.

Paul Byron scored for Montreal 8:49 into the first, and the Canadiens lost their season-high third straight game.

Tuukka Rask stopped 32 shots to help Boston win for the second time in five games since ending a five-game win streak.

Montreal repeatedly tested Rask in the first two periods, outshooting Boston 26-14 after 40 minutes.

Mike Condon stopped 20 shots for the Canadiens.

Boston hadn't beaten Montreal since March 12, 2014.

Bruins 0 0 3 3
Canadiens 1 0 0 1
Bruins 0 0 3 3
Canadiens 1 0 0 1

First Period1, Montreal, Byron 4 (Plekanec), 8:49. PenaltiesMarchand, Bos (slashing), 18:48; P.Subban, Mon (slashing), 18:48.

Second PeriodNone. PenaltiesFleischmann, Mon (interference), 1:02; Trotman, Bos (hooking), 9:04; Thomas, Mon (roughing), 14:53.

Third Period2, Boston, Eriksson 11 (Chara), 7:53 (sh). 3, Boston, Ferraro 3 (Spooner, Krug), 8:35. 4, Boston, Bergeron 9 (Marchand, Beleskey), 13:42. PenaltiesSeidenberg, Bos (tripping), 6:00; K.Miller, Bos (interference), 14:38. Shots on GoalBoston 7-7-9—23. Montreal 14-12-7—33. Power-play opportunitiesBoston 0 of 2; Montreal 0 of 3. GoaliesBoston, Rask 10-7-3 (33 shots-32 saves). Montreal, Condon 9-5-3 (23-20). A21,288 (21,287). T2:37. Referees—Mike Leggo, Dan O'Halloran. LinesmenSteve Barton, Don Henderson.

Bergeron moves up on Bruins points list 12/09/15 [Last modified: Wednesday, December 9, 2015 11:16pm]
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