The Panthers won their second game in a row thanks to Brandon Pirri’s clutch shootout goal against the Boston Bruins on Saturday night.
Torey Krug scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and the Boston Bruins won their season-high fifth straight with a 5-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Sunday.
Tuukka Rask and the Boston Bruins put together an all-around strong performance. Rask stopped 23 shots and five Boston players scored to help the Bruins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-0 on Saturday night.
Patrice Bergeron revealed the injuries that he played through following the Bruins’ loss in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final.
Jonathan Toews watched the end of the fifth game of the Stanley Cup Final from the Blackhawks bench, unable to play after a hit to his head.
This series is many things, but the battle between Toews and Bergeron will come to the forefront from this point forward. No matter what this year’s numbers say, those two are hockey twins.
It’s very rare you see Patrice Bergeron get into a dust up, but when Evgeni Malkin wanted to dance following the second period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Saturday night, the Bruins’ assistant captain was up to the challenge.
Tuukka Rask and Patrice Bergeron kept the surging Bruins near the top of the Eastern Conference. Rask made 29 saves and Bergeron scored two goals to help the Bruins beat the Panthers 4-1 on Thursday.