Bruins played a late one on Monday Night, 10pm et start. For those that had snow days on Tuesday and stayed up to watch this game they were in for a treat.
The bruins were tied 3-3 in a pretty decent battle against a second to last place pacific division opponent. However, post 2011 Stanley cup anytime this team heads out there it’s always a good match up. Cue the city of Vancouver burning after the Bruins won the cup.
Brad Marchand tied the game up at 3-3 before potting his second and third goals giving the Bruins a 6-3 victory. That was Marchys 2nd career hat trick and is now tied with the NHL leading scorer Sid the Kid with 35 goals. Marchand also had an assist to boot, giving him 74 total points for the season second behind Mcdavid. Krejci , Backes and Chara also scored big goals to start the game. Here’s what Cassidy had to say about his first star player “Marchand came to play, this is a leader of our hockey team that knows the urgency of where we are in the season, He wants to extend the season.” Per NHL.com
Bruins pull 4 points ahead of the leafs in the Atlantic division to remain in a 3rd place seed. Bruins are chasing 2nd place Senators by 4 points and 1st place Canadians by only 6.