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Sport Pastrnak nets hat track, Bruins rally to stun Hurricanes 6-4

05:41  14 march  2018
05:41  14 march  2018 Source:   ap.org

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  Krejci hat trick leads Bruins to 8-4 win over Penguins David Krejci had his fourth career hat trick, David Pastrnak had two goals and an assist, and the Boston Bruins had their highest-scoring game since 2012 on Thursday night, beating the Pittsburgh Penguins 8-4.The Bruins center capitalized on his pairing with trade deadline acquisition Rick Nash to record his first hat trick in four years, and Boston tallied its biggest offensive output since 2012 with an 8-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night.

Pastrnak scored three of Boston's five goals in the final 10 minutes for his first career hat trick, and the Bruins stunned the Carolina Hurricanes by rallying for a 6 - 4 victory Tuesday night. Matt Grzelcyk, Pastrnak and Danton Heinen scored in a span of 77 seconds to turn a 4-1 Bruins deficit into a 4-all tie.

Boston Bruins ' Rick Nash and Carolina Hurricanes ' Justin Faulk (27) chase the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Matt Grzelcyk, Pastrnak and Danton Heinen scored in a span of 77 seconds to turn a 4 -1 Bruins deficit into a 4 -all tie.

Boston Bruins' David Pastrnak (88), of the Czech Republic, is congratulated by Matt Grzelcyk (48) following Pastrnak's game winning goal against the Carolina Hurricanes during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Boston won 6-4. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)© The Associated Press Boston Bruins' David Pastrnak (88), of the Czech Republic, is congratulated by Matt Grzelcyk (48) following Pastrnak's game winning goal against the Carolina Hurricanes during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Boston won 6-4. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

RALEIGH, N.C. — David Pastrnak scored three of Boston's five goals in the final 10 minutes for his first career hat trick, and the Bruins stunned the Carolina Hurricanes by rallying for a 6-4 victory Tuesday night.

Matt Grzelcyk, Pastrnak and Danton Heinen scored in a span of 77 seconds to turn a 4-1 Bruins deficit into a 4-all tie.

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David Pastrnak recorded his first career hat trick as a part of the Bruins ' five-goal 3rd period in a 6 - 4 comeback win against the Hurricanes . Pastrnak nets hat trick as Bruins rally to beat Canes. Mar 13, 2018 • 05:17.

Bruins rally in 3rd period to stun Hurricanes , 6 - 4 . Matt Grzelcyk, Pastrnak and Danton Heinen scored in a span of 77 seconds to turn a 4-1 Bruins deficit into a 4-all tie. Grzelcyk fired home a slap shot with 9:56 remaining, Pastrnak scored on a wrister 56 seconds later and Heinen followed 21

BOX SCORE: BRUINS 6, HURRICANES 4

Grzelcyk fired home a slap shot with 9:56 remaining, Pastrnak scored on a wrister 56 seconds later and Heinen followed 21 seconds after that with the tying goal, banging home a one-timer off a 2-on-1 rush with David Krejci.

Pastrnak put Boston ahead on a power-play goal with 3:30 left and finished off his hat trick with an empty-net goal with 1:34 remaining.

Brad Marchand had a goal and two assists for the Bruins, who snapped a three-game road losing streak. Tuukka Rask made 29 saves.

Sebastian Aho, Teuvo Teravainen and Justin Williams scored in the second period for Carolina. Brock McGinn added a short-handed goal 51 seconds into the third to make it 4-1, but the Hurricanes couldn't hold it.

Justin Faulk and Elias Lindholm each had two assists, and Cam Ward stopped 28 shots. It was a deflating loss for the Hurricanes, who missed a chance to make up ground as they chase the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. They are seven points back with 12 games remaining.

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Pastrnak scored a third-period hat trick, the first of his career, as the Bruins came back from a 4-1 deficit in the final 10 minutes of regulation to stun the Hurricanes 6 - 4 in Carolina. Two minutes later, Pastrnak sealed the two points for the Bruins by finding the center of an empty net from the red line.

Video: Pastrnak nets hat trick as Bruins rally to beat Canes. "Kind of laughing to yourself," said goaltender Tuukka Rask on his reaction to the But the Bruins - and especially David Pastrnak - were far from finished. Pastrnak Takes Over. When the Hurricanes scored a shorthanded goal in the first

NOTES: Aho set a career high with his 25th goal. ... Teravainen has eight goals and three assists in his last 11 games. ... Bruins forward David Backes returned after serving a three-game suspension for a late hit to the head against Detroit's Frans Nielsen last Tuesday. ... Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said forward Patrice Bergeron (broken foot) did not make the trip and will be out until at least next week. D Charlie McAvoy (MCL sprain) missed the game as well.

UP NEXT

Bruins: At the Florida Panthers on Thursday night.

Hurricanes: Host the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday.

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