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Bruins beat Canadiens in preseason opener

Three players score for Boston in game played in Quebec City @NHLdotcom

Jesse Gabrielle, Anders Bjork and Tim Schaller scored less than four minutes apart to help the Boston Bruins defeat the Montreal Canadiens, 3-2, at Videotron Centre in Quebec City.

It was the first preseason game for each team.

Brendan Gallagher scored 50 seconds into the second period, and Jeremy Gregoire scored at 2:18 to give the Canadiens a 2-0 lead.

But Gabrielle made it 2-1 at 6:53 before Bjork's power-play goal tied it 2-2 at 9:26. Schaller scored shorthanded at 10:48 to give the Bruins the 3-2 lead.

Bruins goalie Malcolm Subban allowed two goals on 14 shots. Zane McIntyre made saves on all 11 shots he faced.

Al Montoya made 15 saves for the Canadiens; Zachary Fucale allowed one goal on 13 shots.

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