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Breaking Down the Bruins’ Classic Win
Posted By Graig Woodburn On January 1, 2010 @ 4:23 pm In General | 2 Comments
1. Bruins ‘ Marco Sturm  nets the game-winner 1:57 into overtime.
2. Bruins ‘ Mark Recchi  ‘ The 41-year-old skated like a kid, keeping the puck alive and creating chances before crashing the net for a rebound goal to draw the Bruins even with 2:18 to play. He also played a stretch in the third with only one glove without lessening his resolve for the puck. That’s Winter Classic spirit.
3. Flyers – Danny Syvret ‘ Recalled from the AHL earlier in the week, he scores his first NHL  goal, giving the Flyers a second-period lead.
Turning Point ‘ Trailing 1-0, the Bruins go on the power play late in the third period. Recchi scores a rebound goal tying the game and setting up the overtime heroics by Sturm.
Key stretch – With the Flyers already holding a 1-0 lead, Bruins captain Zdeno Chara  was whistled from tripping 10:16 into the second period. Philadelphia picked up its pressure against Tim Thomas , but the Bruins also started creating more chances. The game became more wide open, with several odd-man rushes for both teams.
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 Marco Sturm: http://media.weei.com/hockey/marco-sturm.htm
 Mark Recchi: http://media.weei.com/hockey/mark-recchi.htm
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 Zdeno Chara: http://media.weei.com/hockey/zdeno-chara.htm
 Tim Thomas: http://media.weei.com/hockey/tim-thomas.htm
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