Montreal beat Pittsburgh to advance to the first round of the NHL playoffs

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.