National Sports

Canadiens Blank Bruins

With goalie Gerry McNeil back in their not, the Montreal Canadiens last night blanked the Boston Bruins, 3-0, to gain a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven Stanley Cup series. The teams will play the fourth game at the Boston Gardon tomorrow. . . . The baseball season gets under way today with the New York Yankees playing at Washington and the Milwaukee Braves battling Cincinnati. The rest of the teams are scheduled to open the season tomorrow. . . . Ben Hogan yesterday shot a final round of 69 on a par 72 course to capture his second Masters Tournament.