Habs Rout BruinsApr 15, 2004
Saku Koivu scored a goal and had two assists and Jose Theodore made 43 saves as the Montreal Canadiens stayed alive in the playoffs with a 5-1 victory over the Boston Bruins.
"We all knew they were going to come out really strong, and they did that," Theodore said. "They had the momentum, they were throwing the hits, and they were getting a lot of shots."
The Canadiens cut the Bruins' lead in the Eastern Conference quarterfinals to two games to one and face elimination again in Game Six on Saturday in Montreal.
Red Wings Back On Track
"When you have the lead, you force them to take chances," Detroit's Brendan Shanahan said. "In the other games, they had the lead and were able to just sit back and protect."
Henrik Zetterberg, Brett Hull, Brendan Shanahan and Nicklas Lidstrom scored for the Red Wings, who can finish the series in Game 6 on Saturday in Nashville.
Sharks Finish Off Blues
Mark Smith, Brad Stuart and Mike Ricci scored and Evgeni Nabokov stopped 21 shots for the second-seeded Sharks, who took the series four games to one.
Flames Take Lead
Craig Conroy also scored for the Flames, who have not won a playoff series since winning the Stanley Cup in 1989.
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