All done. Bruins in OT, 5-4. Marc Savard with the winner.
8:25 OT: 4-4
Another brilliant Brian Boucher stop, this time on Michael Ryder after a Patrice Bergeron dish.
4:27 OT: 4-4
After a bad change gives Dan Carcillo a breakaway. Tuukka Rask stuffs the winger.
2:30 OT: 4-4
Tuukka Rask stops a trailing Scott Hartnell.
2:12 OT: 4-4
Bruins do everything but score. Miroslav Satan with several glorious chances.
0:25 OT: 4-4
Daniel Paille robbed by Brian Boucher’s glove.
20:00 3d period: 4-4
Philly taking momentum into OT. Tuukka Rask looking human. Great chance by Darroll Powe late after a fat rebound off Rask.
16:38 3d period: 4-4
Danny Briere drives right through Matt Hunwick and Dennis Wideman to beat Tuukka Rask. Foiled on backhand, but tucks in forehand.
12:37 3d period: Bruins 4-3
Mike Richards goes upstairs for the short-range goal. Philly captain playing a monstrous game. Bruins wanting goalie interference call on Scott Hartnell earlier in shift.
11:14 3d period: Bruins 4-2
Mark Recchi and Chris Pronger sent off. Heavy battling in front. Extra two PIMs for Recchi.
9:18 3d period: Bruins 4-2
Brian Boucher called for roughing. Went after Steve Begin after the forward knocked his stick out of his hands.
8:40 3d period: Bruins 4-2
Ville Leino hits the bar.
8:28 3d period: Bruins 4-2
Holding on Zdeno Chara. The captain’s stick had busted at other end.
7:25 3d period: Bruins 4-2
David Krejci buries a short-range shot over Brian Boucher. Starts the play by retrieving cross-corner dump. Milan Lucic with the initial helper.
6:05 3d period: Bruins 3-2
Sharpest stuff from Tuukka Rask this game. Flurry of chances in front and from the point.
2:35 3d period: Bruins 3-2
Good stop by Tuukka Rask on Mike Richards’s off-wing shot.
0:19 3d period: Bruins 3-2
Two good chances for the Bruins. Johnny Boychuk’s slapper nearly gets through off Chris Pronger’s skate.
20:00 2d period: Bruins 3-2
Bruins holding a 21-19 shot advantage. Adam McQuaid not looking very trustworthy.
17:17 2d period: Bruins 3-2
Adam McQuaid off for interference on Danny Briere. Two stupid penalties by McQuaid.
15:48 2d period: Bruins 3-2
Chris Pronger with the one-time PPG from the right circle. Tuukka Rask has to stop that. First PPG allowed by Bruins in playoffs.
15:20 2d period: Bruins 3-1
Hooking on Adam McQuaid. Five-on-three for 17 seconds.
14:30 2d period: Bruins 3-1
Mark Recchi replaces Marco Sturm on PK alongside Patrice Bergeron.
13:36 2d period: Bruins 3-1
Matt Hunwick off for holding. First Philly PP.
11:43 2d period: Bruins 3-1
After a Johnny Boychuk slapper hits traffic in front, Miroslav Satan puts the rebound home. Boychuk’s initial shot deflected by Braydon Coburn. Good move by Boychuk to walk the puck off the wall after Satan’s feed. No post-goal shuffle from Satan.
9:58 2d period: Bruins 2-1
After a post-whistle flareup, Dan Carcillo, Mike Richards, and Marc Savard sent to the box. Savard and Richards yapping at each other.
9:50 2d period: Bruins 2-1
Claude Giroux slips behind the Boston defense. Pad stop by Tuukka Rask.
7:38 2d period: Bruins 2-1
Ryan Parent sneaks a point shot past a sliding Steve Begin that beats Tuukka Rask. Might have hit traffic in front. Original pass got through Danny Briere to Parent.
6:45 2d period: Bruins 2-0
Michael Ryder and Miro Satan skating with Marc Savard on PP2.
5:13 2d period: Bruins 2-0
Ill-advised interference penalty on Mike Richards, who belts Miro Satan in open ice. First PP.
3:18 2d period: Bruins 2-0
Patrice Bergeron tips a shot out front. Brian Boucher stands tall.
1:50 2d period: Bruins 2-0
Chance for James van Riemsdyk in front all alone. Tuukka Rask covers up.
0:00 2d period: Bruins 2-0
Vladimir Sobotka is on the bench to start the second.
20:00 1st period: Bruins 2-0
Dominant first period for the Bruins, who hold a 15-8 shot advantage. Optimism is tempered, however, by injuries to Marco Sturm and Vladimir Sobotka. Given Sturm’s reaction (barely an attempt to get to his skates after suffering the injury), it could be a bad one. Sturm missed most of last season after blowing out his left knee.
15:30 1st period: Bruins 2-0
Adam McQuaid steps in front of a Danny Briere slapper to snuff out a scoring chance.
12:54 1st period: Bruins 2-0
Patrice Bergeron beats Brian Boucher on the backhand. Bergeron had won the draw and pulled it back to Dennis Wideman. Boucher got a pad on Wideman’s shot, but Bergeron was there for the rebound.
12:50 1st period: Bruins 1-0
Still no sign of Vladimir Sobotka.
9:30 1st period: Bruins 1-0
Vladimir Sobotka to the room. Must have gotten shaken up when he went hard to the net.
9:16 1st period: Bruins 1-0
Vladimir Sobotka drives hard to the net and gets wiped out by Ryan Parent. No penalty.
9:00 1st period: Bruins 1-0
Two straight shifts for Blake Wheeler, Marc Savard, and Michael Ryder.
7:40 1st period: Bruins 1-0
Marco Sturm will not return today.
5:57 1st period: Bruins 1-0
Still no sign of Marco Sturm. Looks like a serious injury.
2:39 1st period: Bruins 1-0
Steve Begin, skating in place of Marco Sturm, pops a goalmouth shot past Brian Boucher. Play starts with a Johnny Boychuk pinch, which leads to a Mark Recchi backhand feed out front.
2:12 1st period: 0-0
Steve Begin replaces Marco Sturm on the No. 1 line.
1:15 1st period: 0-0
First shift for Marc Savard. Big hand.
0:41 1st period: 0-0
Finally, a whistle. Marco Sturm was down for at least 15 seconds in the offensive zone after throwing a hit on the wall. Skates off with help from Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci. Looks like a knee injury.
0:00 1st period: 0-0
Shawn Thornton is the healthy scratch.