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Second period notes: Bruins 4, Penguins 1

06.03.13 at 9:58 pm ET
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Tuukka Rask stopped everything fired his way in the second period. (AP)

Tuukka Rask turned away all seven Pittsburgh shots in the second period as both teams were scoreless, allowing Boston to maintain its 4-1 lead after 40 minutes. Here, thanks to the Bruins media relations department, are notes after two periods:

WHO’S HOT
Brad Marchand has two goals tonight, giving him 4-5=9 totals in six of his last eight games … It is his third multiple-point game of this post-season and the eighth of his playoff career.
Nathan Horton has a goal and an assist tonight, extending his point streak to four games with 3-5=8 totals and giving him 4-7=11 totals in seven of his last eight games … It is his fifth multiple-point game of this post-season and the tenth of his playoff career.
David Krejci has a goal tonight, giving him 3-6=9 totals in six of his last eight games and extending his league-leading 8-12=20 totals in 11 of his 14 post-season games.
Patrice Bergeron has an assist tonight, giving him 2-5=7 totals in four of his last eight games.
Torey Krug has an assist tonight, giving him 4-2=6 totals in five of his seven games played.
• Pittsburgh’s Matt Cooke has an assist tonight, giving him four assists in four of his last five games.

LEADING / TRAILING / TIED AFTER SECOND
• The Bruins lead the Penguins by a 4-1 score following the second period tonight.
• The Bruins are 5-1 this post-season when leading after the second period … They finished the regular season with a 15-4-4
record when ahead after the second period.
• The Penguins are 0-1 this post-season when trailing after the second period … They finished the regular season with a 4-8-0
mark when behind after the second period.

FUN FACTS
• Boston’s four-goal first period was their highest single period output in a playoff game since they netted four in the first period of a 5-2 win vs. Vancouver on June 13, 2011 … It was their most in a road period since they scored four in the first of a 6-5 overtime loss in Buffalo on Apr. 24, 1993.
• Tuukka Rask had his shutout streak snapped at 128:47 when Brandon Sutter scored at 19:26 of the first period tonight … His previous goal allowed was by NY Rangers’ Dan Girardi at 10:39 of the first period on May 25 in game 5 of the CSF.
• The Bruins have gotten 32 of their 124 points in this series from defensemen, including 13 of their 45 goals.
• 12 Bruins have combined for 27 multiple-point games in this post-season (Krejci-6; Horton-5; Lucic and Marchand-3 each;
Chara and Bergeron-2 each; Redden, Campbell, Seguin, Paille, Thornton, Krug-1 each).
• There have now been 11 goals scored in the first two minutes of a period in a Boston game this post-season (Toronto 5, Boston
4, NY Rangers 2).

SPECIAL TEAMS
• The Bruins are 0-for-1 on the power play following the second period tonight and they are now 7 for 37 on the power play in this post-season (18.9 percent) … They finished the regular season ranked 25th in the NHL at 18 for 122 on the power play (14.8 percent) and they allowed two shorthanded goals.
• The Penguins are 0-for-1 on the power play following the second period tonight and they are now 13 for 51 on the power play in this post-season (25.5 percent) … They finished the regular season ranked 2nd in the NHL at 42 for 170 on the power play (24.7 percent) and they allowed three shorthanded goals.
• The Bruins are 1-for-1 on the penalty kill following the second period tonight and they are now 35 for 42 on the penalty kill this post-season (83.3 percent) … They finished the regular season ranked 4th in the NHL at 142 for 163 overall on the penalty kill (87.1 percent) and they scored five shorthanded goals.
• The Penguins are 1-for-1 on the penalty kill following the second period tonight and they are now 40 for 44 on the penalty kill this post-season (90.9 percent) … They finished the regular season ranked 25th in the NHL at 133 for 167 on the penalty kill (79.6 percent) and they scored two shorthanded goals.

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