Canadiens vs Rangers third period thread

Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

Bourque takes away the pain, gets one past the 'King', narrows Rangers' lead to 1. Rangers storm right back behind goals by Kreider and Richards. 4-1 New York after 2.

Of course it was gonna be Rene Bourque who scored first for the Canadiens because who else right? It's funny that Habs fandom has undergone a paradigm shift from, "when is Bourque going to do something right" to "how can Bourque do wrong?" Immediately following the Bourque goal it's as if they turned the volume at the Bell Centre from 2 to 8 (it does go to 11).

In this game if you're not an underachieving forward with size who played US college hockey with a surname that starts with Bo, you're not taking penalties

8 is now twice the amount of goals that the Rangers have scored through 2 periods of play. It looked like the Habs rallied for a bit there, but with just over a minute left to play the Rangers scored two goals within 50 seconds of each other.

You're Therrien. How do you proceed with the third period?

SCORING SUMMARY
1ST PERIOD
04:35 NYR Martin St. Louis (4) Wrist shot - ASST: Dominic Moore (3), Kevin Klein (3) 1 - 0 NYR
06:27 NYR Mats Zuccarello (4) Wrist shot - ASST: Ryan McDonagh (3), Dominic Moore (4) 2 - 0 NYR
2ND PERIOD
12:38 MTL Rene Bourque (5) Wrist shot - ASST: Brian Gionta (4), Lars Eller (6) 2 - 1 NYR
18:59 NYR Chris Kreider (2) Wrist shot - ASST: Rick Nash (6) 3 - 1 NYR
19:48 NYR Brad Richards (5) Wrist shot - ASST: NONE 4 - 1 NYR
PENALTY SUMMARY
1ST PERIOD
15:25 MTL Rene Bourque Hooking  - 2 min against  Benoit Pouliot
17:51 MTL Rene Bourque Hooking  - 2 min against  Brian Boyle
2ND PERIOD
15:53 NYR Brian Boyle Holding  - 2 min against  P.K. Subban
SHOTS BY PERIOD

PERIOD NYR MTL
1st 12 6
2nd 8 10
Total 20
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