Canadiens top Bruins in Game 7, will meet Rangers in Conference final
ASSOCIATED PRESS May 14, 2014 8:58PM
Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban (76) leaps as he congratulates teammate Max Pacioretty (67) on his goal against Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask during the second period in Game 7 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Boston, Wednesday, May 14, 2014. At right is Canadiens center David Desharnais. (AP Photo)
Updated: May 14, 2014 11:32PM
BOSTON — Carey Price stopped 29 shots to help Montreal beat the Boston Bruins 3-1 in Game 7 on Wednesday night and put the Canadiens in the Eastern Conference finals.
Montreal will play the New York Rangers for a spot in the Stanley Cup finals.
Dale Weise, Max Pacioretty and Daniel Briere scored for the Canadiens, who advanced to the conference finals for just the second time since winning the most recent of their NHL-record 24 Stanley Cup titles in 1993.
Jarome Iginla scored for Boston. Tuukka Rask made 15 saves for the Bruins, who had the NHL’s best record in the regular season.