Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 10/4/13
The Boston Bruins started the 2013-14 season with a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night in front of the hometown fans at TD Garden. The key to the B’s win was a remarkable performance on the penalty kill. Boston created several quality scoring chances while killing penalties, which resulted in two short-handed goals, one from a penalty shot by Chris Kelly and another by Patrice Bergeron. The Bruins were 5-for-5 on the penalty kill overall, which is a tremendous accomplishment given the offensive firepower that Tampa Bay has on its power-play units. Check out the video above as Bruins players and head coach Claude Julien discuss the penalty kill and more from Thursday’s victory. Filed under: Boston Bruins, Jamie Erdahl, NESN Sports Today, NESN Staff, NESN Video, Top Stories

This article first appeared on NESN.com and was syndicated with permission.

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