The what-the-heck-does-Claude Julien-know? crowd should know that win No. 3 in the series against the Rangers Tuesday night came with fourth-liner Danny Paille providing the winning knock amid a scramble at Henrik Lundqvist’s doorstep with 3:31 left in regulation.
The fourth line, with Paille joined by Gregory Campbell and Shawn Thornton, has fashioned itself into the club’s Hunter/Gatherer Trio. Whenever they’re out there, something good happens, they bring something home. They all had their names on the winning strike. And earlier in the period, with 3:10 gone, Paille and Thornton assisted on the Johnny Boychuk goal (his fourth) that erased the 1-0 Rangers lead.
“The key to our line is its simplicity,’’ said Campbell, who also landed two shots on net. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.