Boston Bruins defeat Montreal Canadiens, 3-2

MONTREAL - With his team up one goal with just over three minutes remaining in regulation last night, Tim Thomas didn't think much of Montreal forward Tom Kostopoulos banging his stick on the ice and calling for the puck.

Kostopoulos, after all, was positioned well to Thomas's left. And when the grinding forward tried to get a piece of Patrice Brisebois's pass from the point, Kostopoulos's stick was practically in the next province, far too distant to prove a threat to ...