The Bruins did not practice the day after beating the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 in double overtime to take a 3-2 lead in this Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.
Ryder's save with less than 12 minutes left in the first period was a textbook ball hockey save, and goaltender Tim Thomas credited the winger, who has had two huge games in a row after scoring the overtime winner in Game 4.
"That was awesome," Thomas said. "And I was actually turned around, I got to watch it pretty good. That was a huge save, and in this type of game, that's a game-breaker."
Ryder said his glove save did indeed come from his ball hockey days. Here’s what he had to say after Saturday’s game: