Bruins, Rangers Win in NHL Playoffs, Schedule
Published on May 14 2013 6:30 am
Last Updated on May 14 2013 6:30 am
Written by Millie Lange
Bruins Mount Monumental Comeback, Bounce Leafs In OT
(Boston, MA) -- The Bruins rallied from a three-goal deficit with less than 11 minutes in regulation to beat the Maple Leafs 5-4 in overtime of Game Seven in their Eastern Conference quartefinal series. Patrice Bergeron buried the game winner just over six minutes into the OT. Bergeron says they didn't panic at any point.
Boston was down two with less than 90 seconds to play in regulation before Bergeron and Milan Lucic potted goals to tie it. It's the first time a team has won a Game Seven in which it trailed by three goals in the third period. Nathan Horton and Matt Bartkowski also scored for the B's while Tuukka Rask made 24 saves in the cage. Boston will play the New York Rangers in the next round. Cody Franson scored twice for Toronto while Phil Kessel and Nazem Kadri helped build the lead to 4-1. James Reimer halted 30 shots for the Leafs in the season-ending defeat.
Rangers Pile On Caps In Game Seven
(Washington, DC) -- Henrik Lundqvist made 35 saves as the Rangers manhandled the Capitals 5-0 in Game Seven of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series. Arron Asham scored in the first period to give New York the only lead it would need. Asham says it was big getting the first score.
The Blueshirts will face the Boston Bruins in the next round. Taylor Pyatt and Michael Del Zotto poured on second-period tallies before Ryan Callahan and Mats Zuccarello added goals in the final period. Washington's Braden Holtby made 22 saves in the season-ending defeat. It's the second straight season New York has eliminated the Caps in a Game Seven.
Bruins, Rangers Advance With Game Seven Wins
Monday, May 13 Scoreboard
Boston Bruins 5, Toronto Maple Leafs 4 (OT)
(Bruins win best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinals, 4-3)
New York Rangers 5, Washington Capitals 0
(Rangers win best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinals, 4-3)
Tuesday, May 14 Schedule (All Times Central)
6:30 p.m. - Ottawa Senators at Pittsburgh Penguins
(Game One of best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinals)
9:00 p.m. - San Jose Sharks at Los Angeles Kings
(Game One of best-of-seven Western Conference semifinals)