Montreal Canadiens defeat Boston Bruins, 3-2

Harmless play, really. Puck glances off the end boards near the net.

Goalie leaves the crease to play the puck. He settles it and starts the breakout the other way.

Last night at the Bell Centre, it was hardly so routine.

When Tuukka Rask left the crease to chase down Hal Gill’s dump-in off the wall, he failed to settle the puck, which skittered out into the slot. Rask dived to get in front of Sergei Kostitsyn’s shot, but he arrived a hair after the puck hit the b...

Tuukka Rask took the blame for a tough loss after Sergei Kostitsyn and the Montreal Canadiens took advantage of Bell Centre's lively boards to victimize the Boston goalie on a seemingly harmless dump-in.

Rask misplayed the puck behind his own net on a play that led directly to Kostitsyn's second goal of the game and Montreal went on to its season-high fifth straight win, 3-2 over the Bruins on Saturday night.

Kostitsyn, who has three goals in two games, put Montreal ...