hitting red sox Red Sox Reportedly Make Deal with Chili Davis for Hitting Coach Connelly’s Top Ten: Patriots Off – Winter is Coming Peyton Manning is now the sole record holder for most touchdown passes in NFL history, surpassing Brett Favre. (Ron Chenoy, USA TODAY Sports) Peyton Manning Sets All-Time TD Record in First Half vs. 49ers Ed Szczepanski/USA TODAY SPORTS Can Jared Sullinger Become a Legitimate Deep Scoring Threat?

Bruins Rout Canadiens to Take 2-0 Series Lead

The Bruins need just two wins in the next five games to move onto the second round for the first time since 1999 after beating the arch rival Montreal Canadiens 5-1 on Saturday night. Marc Savard finished with two goals and two assists to help the Bruins dominate.

The B’s were without Matt Hunwick, who was rushed to the hospital prior to the game for a spleen ailment. His replacement, Shane Hnidy, finished with a goal after not playing in Game 1.

Tim Thomas finished with 30 saves in 31 opportunities to earn his second straight playoff win.

Sadly, this series is far from over because the Bruins still have to travel north to Montreal. I think the Habs will definitely take at least one game on their home ice, but I still think the Bruins have the edge in the series (the B’s are 7-0-1 against Montreal this season including the playoffs).

Game 3 is Monday at 7 p.m.

About KC Downey - @kc_downey

KC is the "head coach" of the Sports of Boston, LLC blog network. Follow him on Twitter: @kc_downey

Tags: , , , , , ,

Discussion

No comments for “Bruins Rout Canadiens to Take 2-0 Series Lead”

Post a comment