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Second period notes: Bruins 4, Penguins 1

Posted By Mike Petraglia On June 3, 2013 @ 9:58 pm In General | No Comments

Tuukka Rask [1] 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 [2] 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 [3] 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 [4] 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 [5] 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 [6] 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 [7] 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 [7] 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 [1] 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 [8] 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 [9] 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 [8] 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 [9] at 133 for 167 on the penalty kill (79.6 percent) and they scored two shorthanded goals.


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[1] Tuukka Rask: http://media.weei.com/hockey/tuukka-rask.htm

[2] Brad Marchand: http://media.weei.com/hockey/brad-marchand.htm

[3] Nathan Horton: http://media.weei.com/hockey/nathan-horton.htm

[4] David Krejci: http://media.weei.com/hockey/david-krejci.htm

[5] Patrice Bergeron: http://media.weei.com/hockey/patrice-bergeron.htm

[6] Matt Cooke: http://media.weei.com/hockey/matt-cooke.htm

[7] Penguins: http://media.weei.com/hockey/pittsburgh-penguins.htm

[8] NHL: http://media.weei.com/hockey/nhl.htm

[9] NHL: http://media.weei.com/hockey/nhl-hockey.htm

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