The Montreal Canadiens defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins in the fourth qualifying round to advance to the first round of the NHL playoffs.
The meeting in Toronto ended with a score of 2: 0 (0: 0, 0: 0, 2: 0). The goals were scored by Artturi Lehkonen (56th minute) and Shi Weber (59th). The three-win streak was 3-1 for the Canadiens.
The 2019/20 NHL season, interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, resumed on August 1 with Stanley Cup qualifiers. Matches are held in Toronto and Edmonton.