Brad Marchand racked up one objective and also aided on an additional to lead the Boston Bruins past the Carolina Hurricanes 5-2 and also send their first-round playoff collection to a crucial 7th video game
BOSTON– Brad Marchand racked up one objective and also aided on an additional, and also Jeremy Swayman quit 23 shots to lead the Boston Bruins past the Carolina Hurricanes 5-2 on Thursday evening and also send their first-round playoff collection to a crucial 7th video game.
The house group has actually won all 6 video games in the collection until now– a side for Carolina, which will certainly organize Video game 7 on Saturday. The victor will certainly play either the Penguins or Rangers in the Eastern Meeting semifinals; Pittsburgh leads that collection 3-2 heading right into Video game 6 on Friday evening.
2 days after shedding 5-1 at Carolina– their 3rd blowout loss when driving– the Bruins went back to the TD Yard wherefore can be the last house ready future Hall of Famer Patrice Bergeron. The Bruins captain has actually decreased to discuss his future throughout the period.
Andrei Svechnikov racked up two times and also Antti Raanta made 29 conserves for the Hurricanes, that have actually won 3 video games by a mixed rating of 15-4 and also shed 3 by a total amount of 14-6.
Charlie Coyle likewise racked up for Boston, and also Erik Haula and also Derek Forbort included third-period objectives prior to Curtis Lazar backhanded the puck right into the vacant web with 4:17 to play.
Marchand damaged a scoreless connection 46 secs right into the 2nd duration, taking a lengthy cross-ice pass from Connor Clifton and also skating to the best circle prior to wristing it over Raanta’s handwear cover.
Coyle provided the Bruins a 2-0 lead in the last 2 mins of the duration, jabbing in the dripping rebound of David Pastrnak’s one-timer. Svechnikov made it a one-goal video game early in the 3rd prior to Haula and also Forbort provided Boston back its pillow.
Svechnikov’s 2nd objective included 2:30 left throughout a power play for a dual small to Marchand for spearing.
BYE BYE BERGY
In an 18-year occupation, all of it with Boston, Bergeron has actually racked up 400 objectives with 582 aids and also won the Selke Honor as the most effective two-way onward 4 times. He won the Stanley Mug in 2011 and also mosted likely to the Last 2 various other times.
The 36-year-old Canadian is anonymous for following period.
NOTES: Bruins defenseman Hampus Lindholm returned after missing out on the last 3 video games after a hit to the head. He led the group in ice time. … Coyle likewise had a help and also Tomas Nosek had 2 aids for Boston
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