It was the second goal of the game for Subban, who blasted a
slap shot from the blue line past goaltender Tuukka Rask just
seven seconds after Boston defenseman Matt Bartkowski was called
for holding Brian Gionta.
The Canadiens wasted little time in scoring their second
power-play goal of the game to take a 1-0 lead in the series.
Rene Bourque had a goal and an assist and goaltender Carey Price
finished with 48 saves, including 15 in overtime.
Rask finished with 28 saves for Boston, who rallied from
deficits of 2-0 and 3-2 but never led.
It was a fitting start to the 34th playoff series between the
longtime rivals, who went into overtime for the 38th time in
their 171 postseason matchups.
Boston defenseman Zdeno Chara had a great chance to win it about
six minutes into the first overtime period, poking a rebound
behind Price but the puck bounced across the crease without
crossing the goal line.
Defenseman Johnny Boychuk scored with 1:58 left in the third
period, tying it at 3-3 and setting up overtime on Boston's
third goal of the period.
The Bruins rallied from a 2-0 deficit on goals by Reilly Smith
and defenseman Torey Krug.
Montreal defenseman Francis Bouillon put the Canadiens back in
front with 7:51 left, but the Bruins continued getting pressure
on Price and got one more past him on Boychuk's one-timer slap
shot from the blue line off a pass from Brad Marchand.
(Editing by Peter Rutherford)
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