Most great goals are triggered by equally great, but often overlooked defensive plays.
That was certainly the case Thursday night, when a textbook poke check by Zdeno Chara near the Bruins’ blue line in overtime led directly to Brad Marchand‘s game-winning goal. Marchand beating Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist five-hole will be what shows up in the highlight package, but his goal never happens without Chara’s heads-up play in his own zone.
Check out Jack Edwards and Andy Brickley‘s breakdown of the entire sequence in the video above.
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