The Boston Bruins pulled out a 4-3 overtime win against the Florida Panthers at the TD Garden. The B’s are back in playoff contention as they move into third in the Atlantic Division.
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The Boston Bruins found their way past Roberto Luongo four times tonight as the Black and Gold find themselves back on the right side of the playoff picture in a 4-3 win against the Florida Panthers. The B’s 32 points are good enough to push the Tampa Bay Lightning out of the third place in the Atlantic Division.
Tuukka Rask tallied his 14th win of the season. The Finnish netminder continues to have Florida’s number, going to 17-3-1 against the Panthers in his career. His save percentage against the Cats is over .940.
David Pastrnak is continuing to have an amazing season with the Black and Gold. Claude Juilen mentioned in the post-game press conference that Pasta has been the best forward for the Bruins all season. High praise indeed for the young winger.
Pastrnak added two more goals to his season total tonight. That gives him 15 (in just 21 games) on the season, and that puts the 20-year old Czech forward third on the NHL scoring list. He easily earned tonight’s First Star of the Game honors.
Tim Schaller and David Backes also put in goals for the Boston Bruins. The B’s have had trouble putting extra goals in the net, so it’s great to see the B’s get three in regulation and a fourth in overtime.
A few fun facts about the Boston Bruins tonight.
The Bruins have only scored more than two goals in eight out of their 26 games. The Black and Gold remain undefeated whenever they score three or more goals. The B’s also remain undefeated when the Bruins have had the lead at the start of the third period. Tonight was the 306th consecutive sold out crowd at the TD Garden.