Tomas Tatar, Paul Byron and Ben Chiarot, with the third-period winner, also scored for the Canadiens (8-5-2), who have actually won four of their last five games. Montreal's Claude Julien coached his 1,200 th NHL game while Bruins captain Zdeno Chara played his 1,500 th game. The Canadiens took a 4-3 lead into the 3rd period however Boston overcame its 3rd deficit of the game when Kuraly shocked Price on a wraparound at 3:03. Boston came into the video game with one guideline loss all season-- Oct. 10 in Colorado versus the Avalanche. The Canadiens stopped working to clear their zone and Clifton made them pay with his very first NHL goal at 7:17, top rack on Boston's very first shot of the period to make it 3-2.
Defenceman Victor Mete scored twice in a 5-4 win as the Montreal Canadiens handed the division-leading Boston Bruins a rare defeat on Tuesday night.
9 realities about David Pastrnak's opening-month tear ... in 90 seconds: Pasta has begun the season red-hot, and Rob Pizzo has 9 realities to prove it. 1:55 Montreal was right back in it two minutes later. A creative breakout pass by Brendan Gallagher caused a 2-on-1, with Tatar shooting off the post and in
. After Artturi Lehkonen required a turnover, Byron went five-hole on Rask to make it 3-1 for the Canadiens at 17:16 with his very first objective of the year. The Bruins clawed their method back in the second duration through Clifton and Bjork. The Canadiens failed to clear their zone and Clifton made them pay with his very first NHL goal at 7:17, leading shelf on Boston's very first shot of the period to make it 3-2. The visitors levelled the rating at 18:13 when Bjork was first on a loose puck in the crease, before Mete offered Montreal the 4-3 lead 42 seconds later on with
a shot from the point.