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Flyers 6, Bruins 5 (SO) – B’s fall in shootout

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The Bruins will continue their three-game road trip with a matchup against the Flyers on Monday night. Puck drop is set for 7:00 p.m. Follow along for updates from Monday’s game. 

WHO: Bruins (27-8-11) at Flyers (23-16-6)

WHEN: 7:00 p.m.

WHERE: Wells Fargo Center

TV: NESN

RADIO: 98.5-FM The Sports Hub

LIVE BOX SCORE: NHL.com

LIVE COVERAGE:

9:57: Ho hum, Bruins fall in the shootout, again. 6-5 win for Philly. Ugly, ugly stuff.

9:48: Hang on, guys. On to the shootout.

9:40: On to overtime.

9:29: Atrocious defense. 5-5 game. What an ugly result.

9:27: 4v4 hockey after Krug & Farabee

9:08: No dice on the power play.

9:05: Bruins to the power play less than a minute into the third.

9:04: Third period underway.

8:48:

8:35: Make it two goals in 1:34 for Philly. 5-4 game. Tough deflection.

8:33: Sean Couturier beats Halak. 5-3 game.

8:26: B’s kill it off.

8:24: Bruins to the PK. Wagner heads off for roughing.

8:24:

8:21: 5-2 Bruins.

8:19: 4-2 Bruins.

8:08: Well, that didn’t last long. Sanheim blasts one past Halak less than a minute later. 3-2 game.

8:07: Pastrnak with 36 goals. 3-1 Bruins.

8:06: Back to 5v5 hockey.

8:05: Second period underway.

7:49:

7:47:

7:46: B’s to the PK for four minutes. Bergeron’s high stick drew blood.

7:45: Krejci cashes in on the power play. That’s 14 straight games with a power-play goal.

7:37: Bruins going to the power play

7:36: Back to 5v5 hockey.

7:33: 4v4 hockey — Bjork and Friedman head off for roughing.

7:29: After a quality look from the Flyers, the Bergeron line responds with a great shift.

7:26:

7:15: Bjork opens the scoring. DeBrusk with a good defensive play in the neutral zone.

7:08: Puck is dropped and we’re underway.

7:05: Starters:

LINEUPS

BOSTON 

Brad Marchand — Patrice Bergeron — David Pastrnak
Jake DeBruskDavid KrejciAnders Bjork
Danton HeinenCharlie CoyleBrett Ritchie
Joakim NordstromSean KuralyChris Wagner

Zdeno Chara — Charlie McAvoy
Torey KrugBrandon Carlo
John Moore — Matt Grzelcyk

Jaroslav Halak
Tuukka Rask

Scratched: Steven Kampfer, David Backes, Par Lindholm

Injured: Connor Clifton (upper body), Kevan Miller (knee)

PHILADELPHIA 

Claude Giroux — Kevin HayesTravis Konecny
Michael Raffl — Sean Couturier — Jakub Voracek
James van RiemsdykScott LaughtonNicolas Aube-Kubel
Joel FarabeeConnor BunnamanTyler Pitlick

Ivan ProvorovMatt Niskanen
Travis SanheimPhilippe Myers
Robert HaggMark Friedman

Carter Hart
Brian Elliott

PREGAME NOTES: 

  • Zdeno Chara is expected to play in his 1,000th career games with the Bruins on Monday, becoming just the sixth player in franchise history to accomplish the feat — joining Ray Bourque, Johnny Bucyk, Patrice Bergeron, Don Sweeney, and Wayne Cashman
  • Aside from Jaroslav Halak getting the start in net, not too many changes in the B’s lineup, as Matt Grzelcyk is cleared to return to game action after only logging 1:27 of ice time on Saturday against the Islanders. He was slashed in the back of the leg by New York’s Derick Brassard. 
  • The Flyers are just  2-5-1 in their past eight games, but have thrived on home ice this year, posting a 14-3-4 record at Wells Fargo Center this season.
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