Final: Bruins 4, Predators 3 (SO)

All done at the Garden. Tyler Seguin and Patrice Bergeron score in the shootout.

5:00 OT: 3-3
Shootout time. Bruins with 41-22 shot advantage. Regardless of result, Bruins must be happier about their game.

4:44 OT: 3-3
Brad Marchand with a very good look. Goes high on Pekka Rinne. Approaching shootout.

20:00 3d period: 3-3
Furious action at end. Brad Marchand with two great looks. Pekka Rinne down and out. Bruins will take the point.

18:53 3d period: 3-3
Bruins finally break through on PP. Rich Peverley snaps shot wide right off end boards. Milan Lucic scores on the rebound.

16:28 3d period: Predators 3-2
Mike Fisher peels behind net. Scores on backhand between Tim Thomas’s pads. Stoppable shot.


11:48 3d period: 2-2
Brandon Yip with the iron strike. Nashville banging on door.

9:33 3d period: 2-2
Sergei Kostitsyn goes through Andrew Ference. Kostitsyn finds Patric Hornqvist driving to the net. Hard, heavy play by Predators.

8:23 3d period: Bruins 2-1
Kevin Klein one-times puck off right post. Serious dinger.

2:55 3d period: Bruins 2-1
Give-and-go between Daniel Paille and Shawn Thornton down low. Excellent wall work by the two in the left corner. Paille’s backhand beats Pekka Rinne.

0:45 3d period: 1-1
Big stop by Pekka Rinne on Milan Lucic in front.

20:00 2d period: 1-1
Bruins with 26-13 shot advantage. Not as high-tempo in the second as it was in the first. Bruins need to continue mucking in the danger areas. Pekka Rinne on top of his game.

18:11 2d period: 1-1
Tim Thomas with the close-range stop on Sergei Kostitsyn. Pace has slowed.

7:32 2d period: 1-1
Shea Weber with the PP one-timer. Absolutely launched through Tim Thomas.

3:54 2d period: Bruins 1-0
Jordin Tootoo quiet so far. Rare.

20:00 1st period: Bruins 1-0
Bruins with 16-6 shot advantage after 20 minutes. Very good first.

16:00 1st period: Bruins 1-0
Terrific down-low work by Brad Marchand. Holds onto the puck, waits for Patrice Bergeron, splits Shea Weber and Ryan Suter, and finds his linemate. Backhand dish to Bergeron, who goes high blocker on Pekka Rinne for the shortie.


4:12 1st period: 0-0
Pekka Rinne stands tall on Tyler Seguin slap shot. Both goalies sharp so far.

2:27 1st period: 0-0
Good kick save by Tim Thomas on Ryan Suter. Bruins with better pace early.

0:00 1st period: 0-0
Steven Kampfer out. Brian McGrattan, Matt Halischuk, Ryan Ellis out of uniform for Nashville.


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