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|NHL Playoffs - 5/20/10
|MONTREAL (AP) -- The Montreal Canadiens have emphatically ended Philadelphia backup goalie Michael Leighton's shutout streak of more than 190 minutes in the playoffs. And the Canadiens have cut Philadelphia's series lead to 2-1 in the Eastern Conference finals with a 5-1 rout of the Flyers
Michael Cammalleri and Tom Pyatt in the opening period. That's the 13th playoff goal for Cammalleri, who is the leading scorer in the playoffs. Dominic Moore added a second-period score as the Canadiens are leading the Flyers 3-0 after two periods of Game 3 of their Eastern Conference final. Brian Gionta and Marc-Andre Bergeron also scored for Montreal.
After the game, Gionta said the Canadiens are "a much better team when our backs are against the wall. We've dealt with it all year."
The Flyers won the opening two games in Philadelphia, both by shutouts. The Canadiens can even the series with a victory in Game 4.
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