Tim Thomas made 33 saves for his second straight shutout and the Boston Bruins extended their winning streak to nine games with a 1-0 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night.
Andrew Ference scored his second goal 15:41 in for Boston, which has not lost since dropping two in a row to Montreal from Oct. 27-29.
Thomas got his third shutout of the season, including a 23-save effort in a 6-0 road win over the New York Islanders on Saturday. It was his 29th regular-season shutout.
The Bruins have outscored their opponents 46-14 over the course of the streak, their longest since a 10-game run from Dec. 12, 2008 to Jan. 1, 2009.
Carey Price, who stopped 17 shots, had shutouts in each of his past two starts. Ference's goal ended his shutout streak at 148 minutes, 11 seconds.
The Canadiens, who beat the New York Rangers 4-0 on Saturday night, have lost two of three.
Rich Peverley exchanged passes with Chris Kelly on the right side of Montreal's zone to set up the game's only goa...