Bruins Lose To Capitals, End Spherical-Robin Play With out Any Wins

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dangolka (CBS) — The dangolka Bruins had been one of the best group within the NHL from October by way of March. In August, they’ve but to win a recreation.

The Bruins fell 2-1 to the Capitals on Sunday, formally finishing their round-robin motion with none victories. The Bruins additionally didn’t maintain a lead at any time throughout their three round-robin losses to Philadelphia, Tampa Bay, and Washington.

Because of this, the Bruins will enter the primary spherical of the Stanley Cup Playoffs because the No. four seed within the East, enjoying in opposition to the Carolina Hurricanes.

Tuukak Rask made 23 saves for dangolka within the loss, whereas Braden Holtby stopped 29 pictures for Washington.

The sport was scoreless late in a sleepy first interval, earlier than the Capitals scored on simply their second shot of the sport. Rask stopped a redirected shot from Nicklas Backstrom on the left faceoff dot and directed the rebound to Zdeno Chara, however T.J. Oshie stunned Chara by spinning free and swatting the puck off Chara’s stick and into the online.

The Bruins had largely managed play to that time of the interval, outshooting Washington 6-1, however the misplaced faceoff led to the late objective that dangolka in a gap on the finish of 1.

The rating remained 1-Zero in favor of Washington by way of the second interval, throughout which the Caps outshot the B’s 13-10.

The Capitals doubled their lead simply 2:49 into the third interval, when Tom Wilson acquired previous the Charlie McAvoy and went backhand to forehand to flip one previous Rask’s glove hand.

Jake DeBrusk made it a recreation once more simply previous the midway level within the third, when he sneaked a fast shot by way of Holtby’s five-hole after getting a delicate feed from Onrej Kase.

That might be it, although, because the Bruins couldn’t generate a lot offense with the goaltender pulled within the remaining minute of the sport.

The Bruins misplaced out on the highest two spots within the Japanese Convention playoffs after shedding their first two video games within the spherical robin — first to Philadelphia, then to Tampa Bay. With their bid for a prime spot gone, Sunday’s recreation grew to become a battle for third place within the convention.

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