Found January 21, 2013 on NESN.com:
BOSTON –- The Bruins had plenty of chances to pack it in on Monday afternoon at the Garden against Winnipeg, and had they been a lesser team, they may have done just that. The B’s were tested in numerous ways, but still found just enough to escape with a 2-1 shootout win, now having racked up a maximum four points in the season’s first two games. In the process, the Bruins showed that they still have that mettle and resilience that has turned them into a perennial Stanley Cup contender. Boston fell behind early when Chris Thorburn beat Tuukka Rask just 1:58 into the game. Then there were the countless posts hit –- four or five by Claude Julien’s count –- that was undoubtedly frustrating. A questionable call on Zdeno Chara in overtime left the Bruins to kill off of a 4-on-3 in the final seconds of OT. In a shortened 48-game season where points become all the more important, there’s no underselling the importance of a win like Monday’s for a hockey club looking to get a quick start. “...
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