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game recap

Final SO: Jets 1, Bruins 2

Wednesday, 08.06.2014 / 3:52 AM

Kristi Hennessy - Coordinator, Web Content

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Final SO: Jets 1, Bruins 2
Winnipeg Jets 1, Boston Bruins 2
Three Stars of the Game
David Krejci
1st
David Krejci
G: 0Shots: 1
A: 0Hits: 1
PTS: 0PIM: 2
+/-: 0TOI: 18:55
Patrice Bergeron
2nd
Patrice Bergeron
G: 0Shots: 5
A: 0Hits: 1
PTS: 0PIM: 0
+/-: 1TOI: 19:15
Tuukka Rask
3rd
Tuukka Rask
SA: 27TOI: 65:00
GA: 1EV: 24-25
PIM: 0PP: 1-1
SV%: .963SH: 1-1

The Winnipeg Jets were in Boston for their first road game of the season and an exciting one it was.

Chris Thorburn opened the scoring early scoring his first of the season at 1:58 of the opening frame. Brad Marchand would answer back to tie the game 1-1 for the Bruins later in the opening period. That's how the score looked after 65 minutes of play as it took a shootout to determine a winner.

Blake Wheeler was the only Jet to score on Tuukka Rask in the shootout, giving the Boston Bruins the extra point after Bryan Little rang his shot off the post.

The shots were 27-27 after overtime.

The Jets will jump back on their plane and head to Washington to play the Capitals Tuesday night.

FIRST PERIOD

The Jets opened the scoring just 1:58 into the game, thanks to a goal by Chris Thorburn. Paul Postma blasted a hard shot from the point that was spit out by Tuukka Rask right onto the stick of Thorburn, who made no mistake sending it to the back of the net to give the Jets a 1-0 lead.

Kyle Wellwood had an excellent chance to put another on the board midway through the first period as Evander Kane sent a nice feed onto his stick a stepping up for a breakaway. Wellwood raced down the ice and put a nice shot on net but Rask made the save to keep the game at 1-0.

Brad Marchand tied the game for the Bruins after capitalizing on a Jets turnover at the blueline. Tyler Seguin snatched the puck and charged the net with Marchand along with him to take the pass in front of the net and squeeze it past Pavelec. 1-1 at 14:12.

After twenty minutes, the Jets and Bruins were tied with shots at 12-11 Bruins.

SECOND PERIOD

David Krejci took the game's first penalty as he was caught for high sticking on Kane just 1:27 into the frame. The Jets managed to set up a couple of times on the power play but were not able to get anything past Rask and the game continued tied.

Minutes after the Krejci penalty expired, Andrew Ference was called for tripping after hauling down Olli Jokinen, and the Jets went back on the power play. Jokinen had the best chance of the advantage after he had a bouncing puck jump over his stick at the right post with an open net in front of him.

The Bruins turned on their game late in the second period with a handful of chances to go up on the Jets. Two shots rang off of Pavelec's post in a 40 second span, keeping the game tied at 1-1. Although Pavelec was clearly getting some help from his posts, he was able to keep his Jets even. With 1:40 seconds remaining in the period, Stuart took the Jets first penalty going off for interference. Pavelec and the Jets were able to kill off that 1:40 and head to the dressing room still tied.

Shots after two periods were 18-15 Boston. Boston won 26 of 43 faceoffs and out-hit Jets 30-22

THIRD PERIOD

As posts continue to be a popular thing in this game, Paul Postma found one of his own as he blasted a shot from the point that rang off the post and came right back to the blueline. The constant ringing of the post kept the game tied 1-1 midway through the third period.

The Jets went back on the penalty kill after Kane was called for goaltender interference at 12:31. The Bruins rang yet another shot off the post and had a few good chances to go up on the Jets but the game remained tied.

With 1:11 remaining on the clock, Johnny Boychuk got caught for high-sticking on Bryan Little sending the Jets on one last power play. They came very close as Ron Hainsey sent a hard shot on net from the point but the puck changed direction and missed the net. The Jets banged away at it trying to wrap it in but they ran out of time. The Jets took the point and moved to overtime.

OVERTIME

The Jets were handed one more chance on the power play with Zdeno Chara off to the box with 1:28 to play in overtime. They mustered up a pair of shots on the man advantage but again ran out of time and the game would have to be decided in a shootout.

SHOOTOUT

BOS-Tyler Seguin- scores

WPG- Blake Wheeler- scores

BOS- Patrice Bergeron- scores

WPG- Olli Jokinen- stopped

BOS- Chris Bourque- stopped

WPG- Bryan Little- hit the post

The Bruins get the extra point in the shootout. 2-1 final over the Jets.

scoring summary
1st Period
01:58
WPG
Chris Thorburn (1) ASST: Paul Postma (1), Jim Slater (1)
1 - 0 WPG
14:12
BOS
Brad Marchand (1) ASST: Tyler Seguin (1)
1 - 1 Tie
2nd Period
NONE
3rd Period
NONE
OT Period
NONE
Shootout
RNDBOSWPG
1T. SeguinB. Wheeler
2P. BergeronO. Jokinen
3C. BourqueB. Little
penalty summary
1st Period
NONE
2nd Period
01:27
BOS
David Krejci  Hi-sticking against  Evander Kane
05:44
BOS
Andrew Ference  Tripping against  Olli Jokinen
18:20
WPG
Mark Stuart  Interference against  Nathan Horton
3rd Period
12:31
WPG
Evander Kane  Interference on goalkeeper against  Tuukka Rask
18:49
BOS
Johnny Boychuk  Hi-sticking against  Bryan Little
OT Period
03:32
BOS
Zdeno Chara  Holding against  Blake Wheeler
goalie stats
Ondrej Pavelec
SA: 27TOI: 64:49
Saves: 26EV: 23 - 24
PIM: 0PP: 3 - 3
SV%: .963SH: 0 - 0
Tuukka Rask
Tuukka Rask
2-0-0
SA: 27TOI: 65:00
Saves: 26EV: 24 - 25
PIM: 0PP: 1 - 1
SV%: .963SH: 1 - 1