BOSTON (AP) — David Krejci scored a go-forward, power-play objective and the Boston Bruins reprimaryed unbeaten in regulation at house with a 4-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday.
David Pastrnak additionally had An affect-play objective, Taylor Hall scored on a delayed penalty and backup objectiveie Jeremy Swayman, sporting new darkish-tan pads, made a season-extreme 30 saves for Boston.
The NHL-biggest Bruins honored captain Patrice Bergeron for reaching 1,000 profession factors final month all by way of an on-ice prerecreation ceremony.
Boston improved to 16-0-2 at TD Backyard, with each losses coming in a shootout.
Boone Jenner had An affect-play objective, Patrik Laine scored and Daniil Tarasov sprimeped 35 photographs for Columbus, which has misplaced three straight And 6 of eight.
Krejci’s go-forward objective late Inside the second was a Little bit of redemption. Columbus had tied The sport 1-all whereas he was Inside the penalty area For prime sticking. Barely under 4 minutes later, he moved Boston forward 2-1 on a one-timer from the left circle off a move from Charlie McAvoy.
Hall prolonged the margin To three-1 at 12:41 of the third interval and Tomas Nosek scored 19 seconds later.
Pastrnak’s Twentieth objective made it 1-0 at 7:17 of the opening interval, the seventh straight season he’s reached that mark.
Joined by his spouse, Stephanie, and their three Youthful youngsters, Bergeron was launched with crystal from the NHL by Johnny Bucyk, a silver stick from GM Don Sweeney, a look at for $37,000 for a charity of his selection by President Cam Neely and presents from the recreationrs by teammates Brad Marchand and Krejci.
He turned the 4th participant in Bruins historic previous To Obtain the mark with the membership, becoming a member of Hall of Famers Ray Bourque (1,506), Bucyk (1,339), and Phil Esposito (1,012) on Nov. 21 in a win at Tampa Bay. The three of them additionally congratulated him by way of a video on the Jumbotron.
There was additionally a video all by way of a sprimepage late Inside The primary interval with completely different NHL recreationrs congratulating Bergeron. That was greeted with a spattering of boos when Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby and Washington’s Alex Ovechkin have been proven.
BLUE JACKETS’ BITS
Star Johnny Gaudreau was held And by no means using a objective for the fifth time Inside the final six video recreations. … Ahead Eric Robinson returned to the lineup after lacking the earlier recreation As a Outcome of of an sickness. … They’re in a stretch Of 5 of six on the road.
Blue Jackets: Host Dallas on Monday.
Bruins: Face Florida Monday Inside the 4th of a 5-recreation housestand.
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