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With the Bruins, it always starts with defense. Chris Kelly's overtime winner in Thursday's 1-0 Game 1 win over the Capitals was no different. Greg Zanon slowed up Marcus Johansson on a 1-on-1, Tim Thomas made the pad save on the shot, and then Joe Corvo started the breakout with a quick chip up the boards.
From there, Brian Rolston moved it quickly to Benoit Pouliot, who then went cross-ice to a streaking Kelly. Kelly simply teed up a slapper from the wing and saw his shot just nick Dennis Wideman's stick before sailing into the top right corner. It was perhaps fitting that Kelly got the winner, given that he has been one of the Bruins' best defensive forwards since he arrived at last season's trade deadline.
"He was, without a doubt, our unsung hero this year," Bruins coach Claude Julien said of Kelly. "We talk about [Patrice Bergeron] being a good two-way player. I think Kelly's the same way. He's producing this year more than ever, an...
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Chris Kelly scored on a long slap shot 1:18 into overtime and the defending Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins beat the Washington Capitals 1-0 Thursday night in the opener of their first-round playoff series.
Braden Holtby made 29 saves for the Capitals.
Tim Thomas stopped all 17 shots he faced for Boston.
The game was physical and scoreless until Thomas turned back a Washington...
Through 60 minutes, neither the Bruins or the Capitals were able to put the puck on net. But a mere 78 seconds into sudden-death overtime and Chris Kelly pushed the Bruins to a 1-0 series lead. Kelly's breakaway was jumpstarted by a fantastic foot save by Bruins goalie Tim Thomas, who deflected the puck off his skate and out near the blue line. Benoit Pouliot got a handle on...
After Chris Kelly scored the game winner in overtime for the first round matchup between the Boston Bruins and Washington Capitals, the celebration between the Bruins got taken to the next level. The fans pounded on the glass so hard that a panel came loose and landed on David Krejci. Yikes.
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Kelly’s goal was in OT and gave the Bruins a 1-0 win.
The Washington Capitals lost game one of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series on Thursday night, falling in overtime to the Boston Bruins inside TD Garden. The Capitals, and Braden Holtby, who made 29 saves, were able to hang in win the Stanley Cup Champions for 61 minutes and 18 seconds, sustaining many penalty kills and waves of domination, but eventually caved to...
BOSTON – Jubilation nearly turned to disaster Thursday night at the Garden, but by Friday David Krejci's scary encounter with a pane of Garden glass was already becoming part of Bruins postseason lore. "You don't want to see something like that where the glass comes down," Bruins center Chris Kelly said after Friday's practice. "But they were excited...
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The Bruins snuck out of the TD Garden on Thursday night with a 1-0 win over the Capitals in overtime. While it's important to get that ever-important first win of the series, the B's struggled to figure out young netminder Braden Holtby -- that is, until Chris Kelly beat him with a slapper just a couple minutes into extra time. Do you have any questions for Jack Edwards?...