Wednesday, January 28, 2015   

(NHL playoffs) Montreal reach conference finals
(05-15 11:29)

Carey Price stopped 29 shots and Daniel Briere scored the insurance goal as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Boston Bruins 3-1 in game seven of their second round NHL playoff series.
Dale Weise and Max Pacioretty also scored while Briere added an assist for Montreal, who are 6-3 in game sevens with the Bruins.
The Canadiens and Bruins have played more game sevens than any other rivalry in North American professional sports.
The last time they met in game seven was the first round in 2011, when the Bruins won 4-3 in overtime en route to scoring their first Stanley Cup title since 1972.
Price, who led Canada to a gold medal in the Sochi Winter Olympic hockey tournament earlier this year, is now 2-1 in game sevens.
He had a 1.91 goals against average and a .932 save percentage heading into Wednesday's game.
Montreal will next face the New York Rangers in the league semi-finals, the first time since 1986 the two Original Six franchises will battle for a spot in the Stanley Cup finals.
Veteran forward Jarome Iginla scored the only goal for the Bruins, who were the defending conference champions. Goaltender Tuukka Rask stopped 15-of-18 shots in the season-ending loss.
This was the 34th playoff meeting between these teams, and Montreal has won 25. --AFP   
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