The Boston Bruins were down a man early in their matchup against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday, but they were able to kill the penalty and then some.
Defenseman Dennis Seidenberg was handed a tripping penalty 7:18 into the first period of the Bruins’ weekend matinée, but the Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby-less Penguins couldn’t capitalize. But 35 seconds later, Boston did with a goal from Milan Lucic.
It was an all-around good effort by Boston’s offense, as rookie David Pastrnak did a solid job of wrangling a bad bounce and getting the puck to Lucic. The Bruins winger made a nice shot, and luckily for the B’s, Pittsburgh goaltender Thomas Greiss wasn’t able to make the stop as the Bruins opened the scoring.
Check it out on the Amica Coverage Cam in the video above.
Thumbnail photo via Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press
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