NHL Game Summary - Vancouver at Boston
(Saturday, November 15th)
Final Score: Boston 2, Vancouver 1 (OT)
Boston, MA (Sports Network) - Brian Rolston's goal with 45 seconds remaining in overtime lifted the Boston Bruins over Vancouver, 2-1, at FleetCenter. Mike Knuble set up the game-winner and scored the other goal for Boston, which has won four straight games.
Andrew Raycroft turned aside 23-of-24 shots for the Bruins, who are unbeaten in their last five games (4-0-1).
Jason King scored for the Canucks, who have lost two straight in overtime and three in a row overall (0-1-0-2). Dan Cloutier made 37 saves in the loss.
The Bruins carried the play in the extra session and scored on their fourth shot at 4:15 of the stanza. Ian Moran made a nice play to keep the puck in the Vancouver zone and fed Knuble near the top of the left circle. Knuble skated around two defenders and behind the Canucks' net before sending a pass to the front. Rolston was there to flip the puck over a sprawled Cloutier for the win.
King's power-play goal at 6:59 of the first period gave Vancouver a 1-0 lead. With the puck loose at the left of the Bruins' net, Daniel Sedin was able to slide a pass across the crease to King, who had an open net to fire home his 10th goal of the season.
The Bruins tied the game with a power-play goal at 10:42 of the second period. Knuble was alone in front of Cloutier to deflect Dan McGillis' shot past the netminder.
The Bruins are unbeaten in regulation in their last nine games (6-0-1-2)...Boston finished 1-for-4 on the power play, while the Canucks went 1-for-3 with the extra skater...The Bruins improved to 8-0-1 against the Western Conference.
11/15 22:07:50 ET