The Bruins are racing down the stretch toward the playoffs, and the mantra of "every goal counts" means more and more with every game.
Mark Recchi proved that against the Sabres, by being in the right place, as he's done many, many times in his long and storied career. Recchi crashed the net, scoring the Bruins' second goal of the night against Ryan Miller.
The next night, it was Nathan Horton using all of his resources to score a pretty goal. Horton used his skate to kick the puck to himself before beating Al Montoya for the goal.
Perhaps the most important goal of the week came off of the stick of Rich Peverley. With the Bruins trailing by one in the midst of a listless effort in Columbus, Peverley took the puck all the way from the neutral zone, and scoring the game-tying goal after some nifty stickwork through the Blue Jackets' defense. Making it more impressive was the fact that the tally came shorthanded.
Check out all the nominees in the video above, and leave your vote for this week's winner in the poll below.
NESN.com staff will pick the three best Bruins goals of the previous week for games played from Thursday to Wednesday. Voting will begin every Thursday and conclude on Saturday, when the results will be announced on Bruins Face-Off Live. Submit your vote for the Captain Morgan Goal of the Week, and enter to win a pair of Boston Bruins tickets.
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