Canadiens Pounce on ‘First Place Flop’ Opportunity, Beat Bruins Thanks to Boston’s Special Teams Woes (Video)

The Bruins’ power play had plagued them all season long, but Saturday’s frustrating ending might be the most damning example of the team’s struggles yet.

Boston failed to record a shot during a last-minute power play chance, and the Canadiens held on to win 2-1 and remain in first place of the Northeast Division. The B’s will certainly be kicking themselves if the final standings come down to a point or two, but at the very least, it should serve as motivation for the team to finally solve its special-team problem.

NESN Nation’s Dan Duquette is awarding Michael Ryder our “First Place Flop” player of the game in honor of Ryder’s power-play tally. Who’s your choice?

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