Bruins advance in Stanley Cup playoffs

(AP) - Nathan Horton scored 5:43 into overtime to givethe Boston Bruins a 4-3 victory over the Montreal Canadiens onWednesday night in Game 7 of

BOSTON - (AP) - Nathan Horton scored 5:43 into overtime to givethe Boston Bruins a 4-3 victory over the Montreal Canadiens onWednesday night in Game 7 of their first-round playoff series.

The Bruins will play the Philadelphia Flyers in the EasternConference semifinals for the second consecutive year.

Tim Thomas stopped 34 shots for the Bruins, who recovered afterlosing the first two games of the series at home. Boston had neverwon a playoff series after trailing 0-2 in 26 tries.

Carey Price stopped 30 shots for Montreal, which erased deficitsof 2-0 and 3-2 in Game 7.

Horton also won Game 5 with an overtime goal.

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