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Sports Bruins turn aside Senators

05:20  08 april  2018
05:20  08 april  2018 Source:   bostonglobe.com

Erik Karlsson returns to ice for Senators after death of son

  Erik Karlsson returns to ice for Senators after death of son Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson re-joined his team on Saturday after taking time away from the game due to the death of his son. Nice to see the captain back on the ice this morning. pic.twitter.com/rFtG807rlZ— Ottawa Senators (@Senators) March 24, 2018Karlsson and his wife Melinda released a statement on Wednesday thanking fans for their support. The Senators have played their past two games without their captain, but head coach Guy Boucher and Karlsson’s teammates rallied around the veteran defender and his family with words of support following their loss.

Jake DeBrusk scored the go-ahead goal and Tuukka Rask made 21 saves to push the Bruins ' point streak to 18 games in a 3-2 win.

OTTAWA — Approximately halfway through Sunday’s third period, Joe Morrow carried the puck into the offensive zone. The defenseman thought he had a chance to score. Craig Anderson thought otherwise. What might have been a chance to tie the game ended up being one of Anderson’s 38 saves.

Bruins veteran David Backes (left) fights for position in front of the Ottawa net with the Senators’ Andreas Englund.© barry chin/globe staff Bruins veteran David Backes (left) fights for position in front of the Ottawa net with the Senators’ Andreas Englund.

The Bruins ended Ottawa’s season with a 5-2 win over the visiting Senators on Saturday at TD Garden. Ottawa closed to within one goal in the third period. But Noel Acciari and David Backes responded with two straight goals.

The Bruins shook off the decaf in the second period. The rally started five seconds after Mark Borowiecki was called for interference on Jake DeBrusk. On the next drop, Patrice Bergeron won the faceoff and pulled the puck back to Torey Krug. The defenseman raced down the right-side wall and gave the puck back to Bergeron. Tom Pyatt leaned toward Bergeron to defend the center’s shot. That gave Bergeron enough room to slip a pass to David Pastrnak at the left circle. The right wing hammered a one-timer home at 8:08.

Hurricanes beat Senators 5-2 in Karlsson's return

  Hurricanes beat Senators 5-2 in Karlsson's return Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson made an emotional return to the ice Saturday in a 5-2 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes. Playing his first game since he and his wife announced Tuesday that their son Axel had been stillborn, a visibly moved Karlsson waved as he received a huge ovation from Ottawa fans when announced as part of the Senators' starting lineup. The star defenceman almost scored when his slapshot went off the post just under four minutes into the game, but after that Cam Ward and the Hurricanes took over to keep their slim playoff hopes alive.

Following the Senators 5-0 loss to the Bruins , a fan decides to leave behind a very expensive piece of clothing.

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Fifty-one seconds later, the Bruins pulled ahead. Tommy Wingels forced Pyatt to cough up the puck with a hard forecheck. After regaining the puck, Wingels fired a wrister that caromed off the right post. The puck then tumbled across the goal line before Daniel Taylor could sweep it aside.

The Bruins scored their third goal after Brian Gionta cleared the puck out of the defensive zone. Because Max McCormick couldn’t hold the point, Danton Heinen and Ryan Donato scurried off for a two-on-one rush. Heinen pushed the puck down the right wing and shot the puck past Taylor at 17:01.

Khudobin made the stop of the night at 13:44 of the second. Colin White and Ryan Dzingel broke away for an odd-man rush against Kevan Miller. Dzingel reeled in White’s pass for a backdoor strike. But Khudobin read the play, tracked Dzingel, and stopped the puck with his right shoulder.

Bruins sign Chara to 1-year, $5M extension

  Bruins sign Chara to 1-year, $5M extension The Boston Bruins have signed defenseman and captain Zdeno Chara to a one-year contract extension worth $5 million, the team announced Wednesday. The deal includes an additional $1.75 million in performance-based incentives. The bonuses are reportedly a mix of games played and playoff success, according to TSN's Pierre LeBrun. Chara could haveThe bonuses are reportedly a mix of games played and playoff success, according to TSN's Pierre LeBrun.

Riley Nash had two goals and one assist, while David Backes and Danton Heinen recorded a goal and an assist apiece in a 5-1 win for the Bruins .

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The Bruins got off to a drowsy start. Ottawa scored the only goal of the first period at 12:31. White dug the puck off the right-side boards in the Bruins’ zone. White passed the puck to Matt Duchene, who slipped it over to Dzingel. Before Krug could tighten his gap, Dzingel snapped the puck through the defenseman and past Khudobin to give the Senators a 1-0 lead.

Bruins' Rask: 'Probably could have stopped more pucks with my eyes closed' .
Tuukka Rask put on a performance Saturday that he'll want to forget. In Game 5 against the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Boston Bruins netminder allowed four goals on just 13 shots before getting the hook midway through the second period. The veteran blamed himself for the 4-3 loss that saw the Maple Leafs close in on the Bruins' 3-2 series lead."(I) probably could have stopped more pucks with my eyes closed," Rask told Amalie Benjamin of NHL.com. "It's on me."Backup Anton Khudobin came into the game in relief of Rask, turning aside eight shots, but the Bruins couldn't overcome the Maple Leafs' early lead.Game 6 goes Monday in Toronto.

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