BOSTON — Patrice Bergeron scored a electric power-participate in intention with 2:26 remaining in extra time, and the Boston Bruins conquer the Los Angeles Kings 5-4 on Saturday right after blowing a two-intention direct.
Brad Marchand, David Krejci and Danton Heinen just about every scored a intention in a 3:22 span early in the third interval to give the Bruins a 4-2 edge right before the Kings came again. Los Angeles tied it on Oscar Fantenberg’s slap shot from the issue with 4:47 remaining in regulation for his initially intention of the season.
Nate Thomson’s intention slash the score to 4-3 with 10:41 to participate in.
Alex Iafallo and Anze Kopitar scored for the Kings (23-27-5, 51 points), who experienced their 3-video game successful streak snapped. Jonathan Rapid created 28 will save. Kings middle Jeff Carter missed his third consecutive video game with a decreased-system injuries.
Saturday was portion of a Los Angeles-Boston experienced athletics doubleheader in TD Backyard garden. The Celtics ended up established to host the Clippers at evening. Loud chants of ‘Beat LA!’ echoed all around the making right after Boston tied it in the third.
The Kings ended up taking part in the fifth of a 6-video game road vacation, wrapping it up Monday in Washington. They host the Bruins on Feb. 16 at Staples Centre.
Charlie McAvoy experienced the other intention, Bergeron established up two other aims and Tuukka Rask stopped 25 pictures for Boston (30-17-8, 68 points), like Drew Doughty’s breakaway in the initially minute of OT. The Bruins have collected at the very least a issue in eight of its final 10 online games (4-2-4).
With Ilya Kovalchuk off for tripping, Bergeron fired a wrister from the proper circle for the video game-winner.Krejci gave the Bruins a 3-2 direct just 90 seconds right after Heinen tied it early in the third. Skating in on rush, Torey Krug fired a shot off the proper submit right before Krejci sent the rebound into the web.
Heinen experienced banged in a rebound from the edge crease 3:27 into the third.
The Bruins then took their two-intention direct when Marchand transformed on a excellent move from Bergeron for a quick-handed intention at the close of a 2-on-1 crack.
Trailing 1- halfway into the next interval, the Kings scored twice in just underneath 6 minutes to move forward. With Krejci in the penalty box for slashing, they tied it on Iafallo’s electric power-participate in intention at 8:13, a shot from the proper issue that strike off Rask and into the web.
Kopitar created it 2-1 when he a person-timed a move from Dustin Brown from the bottom of the proper circle at 14:02.
The Bruins experienced moved forward 1- when Bergeron established up McAvoy’s intention 4:38 into the next interval. Bergeron collected a move down very low, twisted his hands swiftly and created an off-equilibrium feed to McAvoy, who was coming difficult down the center towards the web.
Rapid created a pair of wonderful stops late in the scoreless initially. The ideal was when he came across the crease to block Peter Cehlarik’s shot from the bottom of the proper circle.
Boston held a pregame ceremony for Bergeron, who became just the fifth participant in team record to participate in 1,000 online games with the club. He acquired the milestone in the 3-1 earn in opposition to the New York Islanders on Tuesday, scoring two aims. The other folks are Hall of Famers Ray Bourque and John Bucyk together with recent GM Don Sweeney and Wayne Cashman.