Bruins Lose To Lightning 3-2, Stay Winless In Spherical Robin Play

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dangolka (CBS) –The dangolka Bruins got here out flat, awoke with a resurgence, however in the end misplaced to the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 on Wednesday afternoon in Toronto.

The loss drops the Bruins to 0-2-Zero in spherical robin play, ending their bid for a prime seed within the Jap Convention and sure dropping them to the fourth seed. The Lightning improved to 2-0-0, placing them in prime place to take that prime seed within the East.

Tyler Johnson scored the go-ahead objective with 1:27 left within the third interval, pouncing on a rebound off a Yanni Gourde shot and beating Tuukka Rask. That objective got here after the Lightning had relinquished a 2-Zero lead.

Rask made 32 saves for dangolka. Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 25 dangolka photographs.

The Bruins fell behind early, when Brayden Level discovered a unfastened puck in entrance of Rask and located daylight between Rask’s pads. The puck redirected off Charlie McAvoy and into the online, 7:33 into the primary interval.

That Tampa lead doubled lower than three minutes later, when Alex Killorn used his skate to redirect some extent shot from Victor Hedman previous Rask.

That objective got here simply 13 seconds after the Bruins had been penalized for a too many males on the ice penalty.

The Bruins lastly received on the board late within the second interval, when McAvoy uncorked a one-timer from the blue line that discovered its well past Vasilevskiy.

Torey Krug, who took a five-minute preventing main late within the first interval for his tussle with Blake Coleman, picked up the first help.

The Bruins tied the sport within the opening minutes of the third interval, when Zdeno Chara’s wrister from the excessive slot made its approach by means of Vasilevskiy. Chris Wagner banged residence the unfastened puck, which was sitting tantalizingly on the objective line, to make it a 2-2 recreation with 18:13 left within the third interval.

The Bruins will conclude their spherical robin play on Sunday towards the Washington Capitals. After that, they’ll be on to the primary spherical of the playoffs.

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