4 goals in 4:14 put Bruins up 4-0 after 1

By HOWARD ULMAN | June 13, 2011 | 9:45 PM EDT

Vancouver Canucks' Sami Salo (6) and Chris Higgins, right, check on Mason Raymond (21), who was hit hard into the boards by Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk during the first period in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals in Boston, Monday, June 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins blitzed the Vancouver Canucks with four goals in a four-minute span, driving goalie Roberto Luongo from the game and taking a 4-0 lead after the first period of Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals on Monday night.

Facing elimination in the best-of-seven series, the Bruins came out aggressively after losing 1-0 in Game 5 on Friday night.

They scored three goals on eight shots against Luongo and another on the second shot against Cory Schneider. The four goals in 4:14 set a Stanley Cup record, breaking the old mark of four in 5:29 by the Montreal Canadiens against the Detroit Red Wings on March 31, 1956.

The Bruins got four goals in a period for the third time in the series.