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Red Wings pile it on Tuukka Rask in second period

Posted By DJ Bean On February 11, 2011 @ 8:38 pm In General | No Comments

After two periods and a 5-1 Red Wings lead, one thing is certain: Friday is not Tuukka Rask’s night. The B’s goaltender allowed three second-period goals, including Todd Bertuzzi’s second of the night.

Jiri Hidler scored 1:09 into the period, the second time the Red Wings have scored within the first 1:10 of a period. A Henrik Zetterberg [1] backhanded tally on the power made it 4-1, and 24 seconds later, Rask misplayed a puck and Bertuzzie fired it off the netminder and in from behind the net.

Brad marchand [2] was unsuccessful on a couple of opportunities in the period, whiffing early on in a shot in front of the net and getting stopped point-blank by Howard with around seven minutes remaining. The teams have 18 shots apiece.

The Bruins will begin the third shorthanded, as there are 23 seconds remaining on a Nathan Horton [3] slashing penalty.

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