10/15/14: Boston Bruins 3 Detroit Red Wings 2 (SO)

1st Bruins Goal (Krejci), Even

  • Boston Contributions
    C. Kelly – deflects the redirected puck off of Helm’s leg and picks it up in the neutral zone, then passes the puck up to Krejci breaking towards the offensive zone
    D. Krejci – gets the puck just outside of the Red Wings blue line and skates it into the offensive zone with a clear path to the net, then pushes the puck forwards with his backhand, pulls it to his forehand in the slot, and lifts the puck over Howard’s left pad
  • Detroit Faults
    J. Abdelkader – tries to redirect a pass to Helm just outside of the Bruins zone and it becomes a turnover with Kelly there to knock the puck away
    J. Kindl – gets caught too close to the boards and can’t get back to the middle to cover Krejci, who ends up with a breakaway

1st Red Wings Goal (Tatar), Even

  • Detroit Contributions
    R. Sheahan – gets to the loose puck at the inside corner of the right faceoff circle and tries to tap it to the boards
    T. Jurco – has the puck go off of his skate so it sits at the inside corner of the faceoff circle
    T. Tatar – gets to the loose puck and fires a wrist shot past Rask’s right shoulder
  • Boston Faults
    C. Kelly – goes to play a puck in the right corner of the Bruins zone and misplays it so it squirts out towards the inside of the right faceoff circle for a turnover to Sheahan
    L. Eriksson – gets caught standing in place behind Tatar and watches him get the loose puck and score without doing anything to stop him

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2nd Bruins Goal (Smith), Even

  • Boston Contributions
    D. Krejci – hits Andersson at center ice as he’s carrying the puck, knocking him over and causing a turnover
    S. Griffith – retrieves the loose puck at the Bruins blue line and passes it up to Seidenberg at center ice
    D. Seidenberg – backhands the puck into the left corner of the Red Wings zone
    B. Marchand – wins the race to the puck in the corner and moves it Bergeron next to him
    P. Bergeron – takes the puck behind the net from the left side and tries to wrap the puck around the right side of the net, which sends the puck off of Howard’s pad and into the slot
    R. Smith – steps to the puck as it rolls to him in the slot and flicks it past Howard’s blocker
  • Detroit Faults
    J. Andersson – turns the puck over at center after getting hit by Krejci
    H. Zetterberg – glides to his coverage of Smith in the slot and can’t get there in time to prevent him from getting the loose puck and scoring

2nd Red Wings Goal (Nyquist), Powerplay

  • Detroit Contributions
    G. Nyquist – picks up a loose puck along the boards in the Red Wings zone and carries it all the way down to the right corner of the Bruins zone, then passes the puck to Helm behind the net (cont.), gets the puck from Helm and passes it to the right point for Kronwall (cont.), gets the puck from Kronwall, takes two strides into the right faceoff circle, and rips a wrist shot past Rask’s right shoulder
    D. Helm – passes the puck right back to Nyquist in the corner
    N. Kronwall – moves to the center of the blue line and then passes the puck back to Nyquist at the top of the right faceoff circle
  • Boston Faults
    A. McQuaid – in the penalty box for interference
    D. Hamilton – knocks Franzen down into the legs of Seidenberg, which takes Seidenberg to the ground so he is unable to challenge Nyquist on the shot

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