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.
First Period—1, Montreal, Byron 4 (Plekanec), 8:49. Penalties—Marchand, Bos (slashing), 18:48; P.Subban, Mon (slashing), 18:48.
Second Period—None. Penalties—Fleischmann, Mon (interference), 1:02; Trotman, Bos (hooking), 9:04; Thomas, Mon (roughing), 14:53.
Third Period—2, Boston, Eriksson 11 (Chara), 7:53 (sh). 3, Boston, Ferraro 3 (Spooner, Krug), 8:35. 4, Boston, Bergeron 9 (Marchand, Beleskey), 13:42. Penalties—Seidenberg, Bos (tripping), 6:00; K.Miller, Bos (interference), 14:38. Shots on Goal—Boston 7-7-9—23. Montreal 14-12-7—33. Power-play opportunities—Boston 0 of 2; Montreal 0 of 3. Goalies—Boston, Rask 10-7-3 (33 shots-32 saves). Montreal, Condon 9-5-3 (23-20). A—21,288 (21,287). T—2:37. Referees—Mike Leggo, Dan O'Halloran. Linesmen—Steve Barton, Don Henderson.