The senior, who is nursing an injury, took the ball on the left side of the cage, stickhandled
through three defenders on her way across the field to the right side of keeper Abbie Haskell, and kept her feet before firing a shot just inside the far post.
He picked Patrice Bergeron's pocket at the red line, stickhandled
into the Boston end, moved smartly around Zdeno Chara on the right side, and slid a cross-ice pass under a diving Johnny Boychuk and onto the stick of Henrik Zetterberg, who was streaking down the left side with a step on Reilly Smith.
The 6-foot-9 Chara grabbed a loose puck above the circles, spun, and then stickhandled
in close before backhanding a shot high into the net.
On his own goal, Kennedy stickhandled
around Mannino and slid the puck barely over the goal line, somehow finding room between the goalie and the post.
Less than two minutes later, Ference - who also scored against New Jersey - penetrated deep without the puck, took a pass from David Krejci, stickhandled
smartly past Henrik Lundqvist, and lifted a nifty backhander over the goalie's glove hand.
Sobotka pulled Boston even at 2-2 when he took a terrific pass from Peter Schaefer and stickhandled
clear of Montreal goalie Carey Price before slipping a backhander past him at 3:13.
Carter's goal to give Portland a 1-0 lead was a fine individual effort by him as he turned Brennan Evans and stickhandled
a short shot past Thomas Greiss.