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NHL Network presents: Game 5 2011 ECQF: Canadiens vs. Bruins

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All summer long, NHL Network will be replaying the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs -- from every jaw-dropping goal to every highlight-reel save to every crushing defeat.

Each game of the postseason -- spanning the more than two-month period from the opening round to Boston's Game 7 clincher of the Stanley Cup Final -- will be shown on the Network throughout the offseason.

Fans can tune in at 8 p.m. ET nightly for a different game -- and different chance to re-live history. A complete program schedule can be found on NHLNetwork.com.


In a series that had already showcased two of the game’s premiere goaltenders, Game 5 proved to be an epic duel between Boston’s Tim Thomas and Montreal’s Carey Price. The dueling All-Star keepers combined for 93 saves, including a career playoff-high 49 for Price. After the teams traded goals in the third period, the game was ultimately decided in double overtime when Nathan Horton shoveled the puck past Price, giving Boston a huge win as well as its first series lead of the 2011 postseason.

In a game that saw the marquee goaltenders match each other save for save, Thomas may have turned the series with a remarkable save just four minutes before Horton found the back of the net. Early in the second overtime period, Travis Moen fed Brian Gionta on a 2-on-1 rush, but Thomas made the save with a post-to-post lunge that gave Boston an opportunity to win the game just a few minutes later.



2011 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS REPLAY SCHEDULE
DATE TIME GAME
Mon, July 11 8 p.m. ET Eastern Conference Quarterfinals: Montreal @ Boston, Game 1
Tues, July 12
8 p.m. ET
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals: Montreal @ Boston, Game 2
Wed, July 13
8 p.m. ET
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals: Boston @ Montreal, Game 3
Thu, July 14
8 p.m. ET
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals: Boston @ Montreal, Game 4
Fri, July 15
8 p.m. ET
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals: Montreal @ Boston, Game 5
Sat, July 16 8 p.m. ET Eastern Conference Quarterfinals: Boston @ Montreal, Game 6
Sun, July 17 8 p.m. ET Eastern Conference Quarterfinals: Montreal @ Boston, Game 7
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