Bruins’ Forecheck Costs Them in First Period, Leads to Ottawa Netting First Goal of Game (Video)

A weak Bruins forecheck allowed the Senators to get on the board early in Saturday night’s contest.

With a different cast of characters on the ice for the B’s against Ottawa, the Bruins struggled to get in a rhythm during the first period. Ottawa took advantage of the out-of-sync Bruins, beating their opponents down the ice and weaving through them with relative ease as the Sens fired off a wrist shot on the net.

Cody Ceci‘s shot was blocked, but Patrick Wiercioch pounced on the rebound, and he was able to light the lamp to give the Senators a 1-0 lead in the first period.

Check out the above video to see the first goal of the game in the Berkshire Bank Exciting Rewind.

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During the 2013-14 regular season, Berkshire Bank Foundation will donate $200 for each successful penalty kill by the Bruins to Habitat for Humanity.

Follow the tally as the team rallies toward its goal of $50,000!

As of April 14, 2014, the Berkshire Bank Foundation has raised $44,000.

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