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Andrei Markov opens the scoring thanks to a sweet PK Subban pass

They needed this type of start.

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The Habs needed to come out flying, and thanks to some nifty work by P.K. Subban, and a nice finish by veteran Andrei Markov, they have the much needed game four lead the craved. This was only Montreal's 5th goal of the series.

There haven't been many high danger shots by the Habs this series, or even throughout the entire playoffs, and creativity was clearly lacking in the offensive zone. It took some fantastic vision by Subban, some slightly short-sighted coverage by the Lightning, and a smart pinch by Markov, but Montreal finally scored by making Ben Bishop move around in his crease.

As per usual, Brendan Gallagher went to the front of the net, where he owns a time share.

They'll need a lot more of this moving forward, and hopefully some production from the forwards as well. The Habs absolutely need to continue making Bishop move across his crease if they're to push this series to seven games.