The Bruins' Shawn Thornton made it a point to keep Andrei Kostitsyn and the Canadiens off balance for the entire evening. The Bruins' Shawn Thornton made it a point to keep Andrei Kostitsyn and the Canadiens off balance for the entire evening.
The Bruins' Shawn Thornton made it a point to keep Andrei Kostitsyn and the Canadiens off balance for the entire evening. The Bruins' Shawn Thornton made it a point to keep Andrei Kostitsyn and the Canadiens off balance for the entire evening.
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Boston Bruins defeat Montreal Canadiens, 5-1

At 10:03 of the third period, plunked by the left fist of Patrice Bergeron to the side of his chin, Montreal defenseman Josh Gorges went down to the ice.

"I guess I discovered he's a lefty," deadpanned Bruins coach Claude Julien. "I think he discovered he was a lefty. It was one of those things where [Bergeron] got enticed. He got hit in the head to start with by Gorges. He was challenged. He did what he had to do."

Gorges, who first drew the ire of Bergeron in their...