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06:10  15 may  2019
06:10  15 may  2019 Source:   ap.org

Bobrovsky, Blue Jackets beat Bruins to take 2-1 series lead

Bobrovsky, Blue Jackets beat Bruins to take 2-1 series lead Sergei Bobrovsky kept up his impressive postseason play, making 35 saves as the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 to take a 2-1 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal series. 

The Bruins pulled Rask with 2 :11 left but couldn't beat Bobrovsky with the 6-on-5 advantage. Columbus overcame deficits twice to win Game NOTES: Tuesday's game was the latest in April that Columbus has played in franchise history. The Blue Jackets, who won a playoff series for the first

The Bruins pulled Rask with 2:11 left but couldn’t beat Bobrovsky with the 6-on-5 advantage. Second round: Carolina backup goalie Curtis McElhinney lays out to make a save against New York Islanders center Mathew Barzal (13) during the third period as the Hurricanes rallied for a 2 - 1 and a

Bruins beat Carolina 2-1, take 3-0 series lead© The Associated Press Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37) and Brad Marchand (63) skate for the puck with Carolina Hurricanes' Brett Pesce (22) and Jordan Staal during the second period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference final series in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, May 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

RALEIGH, N.C. — Chris Wagner and Brad Marchand scored 5:07 apart in the second period, and the Boston Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Tuesday night to take a 3-0 lead in the Eastern Conference final.

BOX SCORE: BRUINS 2, HURRICANES 1

Tuukka Rask stopped 35 shots for the Bruins, who have won six straight postseason games for the first time since 1978. They are one victory away from their third Stanley Cup Final appearance in nine years.

Bruins thump Hurricanes 6-2, take 2-0 lead in East finals

Bruins thump Hurricanes 6-2, take 2-0 lead in East finals Matt Grzelcyk scored twice _ his first career multigoal game _ and Tuukka Rask made 21 saves to lead the Bruins to a 6-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes and a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. The series moves to Carolina for Games 3 and 4 on Tuesday and Thursday nights. The Hurricanes need to win at least one to force a fifth game back in Boston on Saturday night. The Bruins won 5-2 in Game 1, but the Hurricanes led early in the third period and it was still 3-2 with 4 minutes to play. This one wasn't ever close.

Sebastian Aho set up Justin Williams' go-ahead goal with 9:45 remaining, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Islanders 5- 2 to take a 3 - 0 lead After losing the first two games of its first -round series with Washington, Carolina has won seven of eight and will try for the sweep Friday night.

David Pastrnak scored his second goal of the game with 1 :28 left to cap a wild third period, and help the Boston Bruins beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4- 3 In all, six goals were scored in the third , four during a 3 1 / 2 -minute span that turned Boston's 2 - 0 lead into a 3 - 3 tie. Brad Marchand added a goal

Boston will go for the sweep on Thursday night.

Calvin de Haan scored and Curtis McElhinney made 29 saves for the Hurricanes while starting in place of Petr Mrazek, who allowed 10 goals in the first two games of the series.

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