Detroit qualified by earning a point while Boston lost to Florida.
There were plenty of blocked shots and precious few scoring chances.
David Desharnais scored 56 seconds into overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a comeback 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night.
Ethnic intimidation is a felony punishable by up to two years in prison, per the Michigan statute.
Max Pacioretty broke a third period tie, Tomas Plekanec scored twice and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-4 Thursday night.