Myers brought the puck into the Montreal zone and flicked a shot from the sideboards that clipped the stick of Montreal defenceman Brett Kulak, skipped off the ice and handcuffed Price for the defenceman's second of the post-season. The Flyers continued the pattern of smothering the Canadiens earlier in the period, permitting next to no room through the neutral zone. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press)The Canadiens, who were 18 points behind the Flyers in the standings when the NHL stopped its season in March due to the fact that of COVID-19, have permitted just five objectives in the series, but now find themselves pressed to the verge of removal. As in Game 3, the Flyers pressed ahead early in the very first when Raffl worked an awesome give-and-go with Sean Couturier following a Montreal turnover before roofing his second at 6:32 on Price, who looked somewhat out of position in his crease. Flyers shut out Canadiens in Game 4: Michael Raffl scored the game-winner as Carter Hart made 29 saves in a 2-0 win for the Philadelphia Flyers who takea 3-1 series lead over Montreal. 1:03 Up 1-0 after the opening 20 minutes Tuesday, the Flyers doubled their lead from a not likely source with 2:56 left in

the 2nd. Myers brought the puck into the Montreal zone and flicked a shot from the sideboards that clipped the stick of Montreal defenceman Brett Kulak, avoided off the ice and handcuffed Price for the defenceman's second of the post-season. The Flyers continued the trend of smothering the Canadiens earlier in the duration, permitting next to no room through the neutral zone. Montreal did have an opportunity when Joel Armia couldn't link on Hart's doorstep before Kulak pinched down for another chance. Jeff Petry then blasted a point shot that the Philadelphia netminder simply got a piece of before it chimed off the post inside an

empty Scotiabank Arena. Habs 'lines in a blender The Canadiens put their lines in a mixer and attempted to trigger their defence trying to find a stimulate in the third

, with Phillip Danault getting a swipe at a bouncing puck that Hart demolished with under 12 minutes to go. Montreal got a power play with 6:42 left in regulation, but Hart, who has actually made 52 straight saves after getting drawn in Game 2, stopped

a Nick Suzuki shot and flopped onto rebound. The Canadiens then got an unlucky delay-of-game penalty when Ben Chiarot knocked a dump-in out of the air and over the glass.

Philadelphia-- the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference-- drifted from there, improving to 35-0-2 in 2019-20 when leading after 2 durations. Canadiens centre Jesperi Kotkaniemi is hit along the boards by Flyers defenceman Justin Braun in the second duration. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press)The Canadiens, who were 18 points behind the Flyers in the standings when the NHL stopped its season in March because of COVID-19, have actually permitted simply five objectives in the series, today find themselves pushed to the brink of elimination. Standing in for the recuperating Claude Julien, Montreal interim head coach Kirk Muller mixed up his top-3 centres with Danault between Tomas Tatar and Brendan Gallagher, Suzuki skating with Max Domi and Jonathan Drouin, and Kotkaniemi flanked by Paul Byron and Artturi Lehkonen early on for Tuesday's 3 p.m. ET start. As in Game 3, the Flyers pressed ahead early in the first when Raffl worked an awesome give-and-go with Sean Couturier following a Montreal turnover prior to roofing his 2nd at 6:32 on Price, who looked somewhat out of position in his crease. Raffl went back to the lineup Sunday after getting harmed in his group's first video game of the reboot on Aug. 2. Couturier had a great opportunity to put his collaborate by 2 on a power play later in the duration, but flubbed his shot at a wide-open web. Byron then saw a similar opportunity go over Hart's objective after Flyers defenceman Ivan Provorov got a stick on his effort. The Canadiens almost got a not likely equalizer from their fourth line, but Alex Belzile fired high on a 2-on-1.