Final: Bruins 4, Devils 1

THIRD PERIOD

Over here. Strong comeback win for Bruins, 4-1, after doing next to nothing through two periods

47 seconds to go —Bruins, 4-1. Kelly empty-netter.

1:05 to go — Time out Devs. Brodeur left net with 1:45 to go.

2:00 to go. Bruins have turned Rock into a luxury suite.

4:30 to go. Bruins in control with 3-1 lead.

Devils have gone dormant. Trailing by two goals, wihtout a shot halfway through period.

7:45 — Boston, 3-1. Campbell knocks in rebound of Thornton shot at end of excellent shift. Three goals in span of 4:44.

7:10– Boston, 2-1. Krejci pass from right circle ends up in net. Lucic credited with goal on PA, but it was Horton who knocked it home. PPG.

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5:37 – Clarkson off for hooking. Boston’s first power play of the night. PP1 with Pouliot, Bergeron and Seguin. With Seidenberg, Corvo at points

3:01 — Bruins, 1-1. Ference rips in one-timer off Thornton pass that ricochets off left wing wall. Rare goal by Boston defense. First for Ference since Nov. 21.

2:10 — Brodeur glove robs Pouliot at doorstep after Bruins winger receives slap pass from Ference.

1:10 — Ex Providence Friar Mark Fayne rings post. Score remains 1-0.

Back in biz at the Rock.

SECOND PERIOD

First 40:00 closed. Devs, 1-0. New Jersey with nearly double shot total, 23-12.

With 1:15 to go, Thomas gloves Clarkson rebound shot from in close after Foster blast from up high stays hot.

13:28 — Thomas holds fort with Kovalchuk, Parise and Mills jamming crease after Fayne fires from RW circle.

Two squads exchange ringing posts. Zalewski at Boston end at 11:18. Pouliot at Devils end at 11:30.

Halfway through P2. Seidenberg gets rare shot through from high above RW circle. Brodeur holds. NJ wtih 19-11 shot lead. Bruins with little action.

6:25 gone. NJ still with 1-0 lead and now with 17-8 shot lead.

Underway again at Rock.

FIRST PERIOD.

First 20:00 a wrap. Devs, 1-0, on strength of 10-6 shot lead. Bruins with minimal presence in attack zone.

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18:29 — Devils, 1-0. Sykora quick forehand pop from slot after Zubrus wins 1/1 battle vs. Seidenberg behind net. Six seconds after faceoff to Thomas’ right.

Finally, some fog on the mirror here. Mills and Campbell fight. Thought it would be Thornton and Janssen, who lined up for same faceoff at 14:31.

Still 0-0 with 5:32 to go in first.

7:18 — Horton misfires high with 20-footer from slot, set up by Krjeci feed.

6:48 gone, still no score. Bruins look more likes selves with return of Marchand, Peverley.

Great chance by Kelly at 4:22, but Brodeur turns back his doorstep backhander–feed off right side by Peverley. No. 1 shot of game.

Squirrely start for Bruins. Horton sent off for tripping Kovalchuk at 1:18.

Less than 15 minutes to go before puckdrop, Bruins vs. Devils at the Rock.

Tim Thomas back in net for the Bruins.

Scratches: Jordan Caron, Zach Hamill and Steven Kampfer.

Coach Claude Julien will open with the Marchand-Bergeron-Seguin trio.


SECOND PERIOD
Two squads exchange ringing posts. Zalewski at Boston end at 11:18. Pouliot at Devils end at 11:30.
Halfway through P2. Seidenberg gets rare shot through from high above RW circle. Brodeur holds. NJ wtih 19-11 shot lead. Bruins with little action.
6:25 gone. NJ still with 1-0 lead and now with 17-8 shot lead.
Underway again at Rock.
FIRST PERIOD.
First 20:00 a wrap. Devs, 1-0, on strength of 10-6 shot lead. Bruins with minimal presence in attack zone.
18:29 — Devils, 1-0. Sykora quick forehand pop from slot after Zubrus wins 1/1 battle vs. Seidenberg behind net. Six seconds after faceoff to Thomas’ right.
Finally, some fog on the mirror here. Mills and Campbell fight. Thought it would be Thornton and Janssen, who lined up for same faceoff at 14:31.
Still 0-0 with 5:32 to go in first.
7:18 — Horton misfires high with 20-footer from slot, set up by Krjeci feed.
6:48 gone, still no score. Bruins look more likes selves with return of Marchand, Peverley.
Great chance by Kelly at 4:22, but Brodeur turns back his doorstep backhander–feed off right side by Peverley. No. 1 shot of game.
Squirrely start for Bruins. Horton sent off for tripping Kovalchuk at 1:18.
Less than 15 minutes to go before puckdrop, Bruins vs. Devils at the Rock.
Tim Thomas back in net for the Bruins.
Scratches: Jordan Caron, Zach Hamill and Steven Kampfer.
Coach Claude Julien will open with the Marchand-Bergeron-Seguin trio