What night of hockey... The Boston Bruins scored two goals by Milan Lucic and Patrice Bergeron 31 seconds in the waning minutes of the third period to force the overtime period. At one point in the third period, the Boston Bruins were down 4-1.
You could tell by the body language of Maple Leafs that the game tying goal was a back breaker and I had a feeling that the Bruins were going to take the game in the overtime period.
And they did. Patrice Bergeron took the team on his back and at the 06:05 mark of the overtime period as he scored the game winning goal sending the TD North Garden into a frenzy.
That was Bergeron's second goal of the game and the third goal of the series. Bergeron's series clinching goal sends the Boston Bruins to the second round of the playoffs to face the New York Rangers. This is the first time the Rangers and the Boston Bruins will meet in the Stanley Cup Playoffs in forty one years (1971-1972).
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— Tim Rosenthal (@_TimRosenthal) May 14, 2013