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Bruins fire up the Bolts by a 3-1 final score
Posted By Joe Haggerty On March 31, 2009 @ 8:10 pm In General | 1 Comment
14:39: Matt Lashoff just got welcomed back to Boston with a huge body check from Patrice Bergeron  in the Tampa offensive zone. Bergeron has two hits through the first two periods and has played one of his most physically-engaged games of the season. The rap on Lashoff in Boston was that he was never physical enough to compete, and there’s another piece of evidence in the building case.
8:34: Time out for the Lightning in a 3-0 game with 8:34 to go in the third. Rick Tocchet must be drawing up the famous three-goal play on the dry erase board. Obligatory boos followed the TO call, of course.
7:53: The timeout must have worked as rookie Steve Stamkos finally cashed one in for the Lightning on a second-effort whack at a puck in front of the net. Ryan Malone  put heavy pressure on the net with a pair of bids up close before Stamkos filled lit the lamp. The score was the 20th of the season for Stamkos. Lashoff also picked up a helper on the score.
5:41: Bruins power play wiped out by a high-stick call to Chuck Kobasew . The missed PP chance leaves the B’s 2-for-5 on the man advantage this evening.
3:55: Near miss as Vinny Lecavalier hits the left post on a bid from the high slot that immediately rocketed back out. Big bounce for the Bruins that could have made it a one goal game, but instead My Center Vinny goes away frustrated.
3:00: Ryan Malone in the box for tripping. PP for Boston, and a nice save by McKenna on a Matt Hunwick bid from the right point.
1:53: Great cross-ice set-up from Krejci to Chara at the right faceoff circle, but McKenna again makes the pad save.
The Bruins take their fourth in a row with a 3-1 victory over the Lightning at the Garden.
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