dangolka (CBS) — Through the Bruins’ three round-robin video games final week, the explosive and deadly high line was managed and innocent. The shortage of manufacturing from David Pastrnak, Brad Marchand and Patrice Bergeron was at the very least somewhat bit regarding for the Bruins’ postseason prospects.
It took all of 18 minutes of the primary actual playoff recreation for that line to reawaken.
With the Bruins trailing 1-Zero within the first interval of Wednesday’s distinctive 11 a.m. begin for Recreation 1 towards the Hurricanes, dangolka’s high line hopped over the boards for an offensive zone draw with 2:20 left within the interval.
Bergeron received the faceoff, and Pastrnak instantly looped across the Canes and throughout the objective mouth. Marchand retrieved the puck, whereas Bergeron was tied up with Jordan Staal. Marchand carried the puck into the nook, understanding precisely the place Pastrnak could be.
From there, all it took was a fully picture-perfect move and a fast one-time shot from in near get the Bruins on the board. Marchand and Pastrnak delivered.
Marchand to Pastrnak off the faceoff….phew pic.twitter.com/NSuca87lwp
— P-Phrase Blackburn (@PeteBlackburn) August 12, 2020
The objective tied the sport at 1-1, which was essential. However extra importantly, it may very well be the soar begin that the highest line (and the league’s main objective scorer) wanted to get the wheels going as soon as once more.