Canadiens sweep Lightning with game 4 win

Montreal Canadiens defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 thanks to a late powerplay goal from Max Pacioretty, it was also his first ever playoff goal in his career. The Montreal Canadiens completed a first round playoff series sweep and are the first team to go through to the next round.

Boxscore:

1ST PERIOD
02:24 MTL Daniel Brière (1) Wrist shot – ASST: Dale Weise (1), Michael Bournival (1) 1 – 0 MTL
15:21 MTL Lars Eller (2) Slapshot – ASST: Brian Gionta (2) 2 – 0 MTL
2ND PERIOD
04:32 TBL SHG – Ondrej Palat (2) Wrist shot – ASST: NONE 2 – 1 MTL
05:42 MTL Brendan Gallagher (3) Snap shot – ASST: Tomas Plekanec (1), Josh Gorges (2) 3 – 1 MTL
3RD PERIOD
03:29 TBL Victor Hedman (1) Wrist shot – ASST: Ondrej Palat (1), Michael Kostka (2) 3 – 2 MTL
06:31 TBL Tyler Johnson (1) Wrist shot – ASST: J.T. Brown (2), Cedric Paquette (2) 3 – 3 Tie
19:17 MTL PPG – Max Pacioretty (1) Wrist shot – ASST: Thomas Vanek (2), P.K. Subban (5) 4 – 3 MTL

The Canadiens will play either the Boston Bruins or Detroit Red Wings in the second round.

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