NHL Game Summary - Boston at Ottawa|
(Monday, March 11th)
Final Score: Boston 3, Ottawa 2 (SO)
Ottawa, ON (Sports Network) - David Krejci scored in the fourth round of the
shootout and the Boston Bruins rallied past the Ottawa Senators, 3-2, on
Shawn Thornton and Daniel Paille lit the lamp in regulation for the Bruins,
who have won 10 straight at Ottawa. Tuukka Rask made 30 saves.
Guillaume Latendresse and Kyle Turris scored for the Senators, who had won
five in a row at home. Robin Lehner stopped 33-of-35 shots.
The Senators lit the lamp just 55 seconds into the game. Latendresse, playing
his first game since Jan. 30, stole the puck, went in on a breakaway and beat
Rask with a backhander.
"For the first shift like that to get a goal (after being out six weeks) was
pretty fun. It was a good feeling," Latendresse said.
At the 7:18 mark, Turris' wrist shot from the high slot gave Ottawa a 2-0
Boston got one of the goals back with 44 seconds remaining in the opening
stanza. Thornton threw the puck on net from the boards and it snuck past
Paille tied the game at the 8:53 mark of the middle stanza. He took a nice
pass from Krejci and beat Lehner on a breakaway.
With the score tied in the fourth round of the shootout, Ottawa's Kaspars
Daugavins tried to score on a trick shot but Rask was there for the save.
Krejci then scored on a wrist shot to send Boston to its third straight
"We're a little lucky to come out of here with a win with the way we started
the game," Bruins head coach Claude Julien said. "They put us on our heels,
and it took us a long time to get back in the game."
Senators forward Milan Michalek missed the game due to a knee injury ... The
Senators haven't beaten the Bruins on home ice since April 7, 2009 ... Bruins
center Chris Kelly left in the second period with a lower-body injury.
03/11 23:49:43 ET