Boston 2, Arizona 1

Wednesday, December 28, 2011 9:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Boston 24-9-0-1 13-6-0-1 11-3-0-0 W7
Arizona 18-15-2-2 7-8-2-1 11-7-0-1 L3


Dennis Seidenberg scored 58 seconds into overtime as the Boston Bruins won their seventh straight game, shading the host Phoenix Coyotes 2-1 Wednesday night.

With Boston pressing for the winner, Benoit Pouliot's centering pass deflected off a stick and right to Seidenberg, who whistled a shot from the high slot off a Phoenix defender and between the legs of Coyotes netminder Jason LaBarbera.

Boston improved its road record to 11-3-0 with a win in the opener of a three-game trek.

The Coyotes have dropped three straight games.

The Bruins needed just 47 seconds to take the lead. David Krejci jumped on a loose puck at the top of the slot before wheeling and firing a wrist shot that fooled LaBarbera.

Phoenix drew even with 4:44 remaining in the period, as Ray Whitney split the Boston defense before slapping a puck between the pads of Boston goaltender Tuukka Rask.

Top Game Performances

Boston   Arizona
David Krejci 1 Points Ray Whitney 1
David Krejci 1 Goals Ray Whitney 1
Nathan Horton 1 Assists Daymond Langkow 1
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Tuukka Rask .955 Save Percentage Jason LaBarbera .931
Tuukka Rask 21 Saves Jason LaBarbera 27

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Boston 29 2 0-0 1-1 19 28
Arizona 22 1 0-1 0-0 7 19

Upcoming Games

  • Arizona will play its next game on the road against Colorado. The Coyotes have a W/L % of .368 after a win and .611 after a loss.
  • Boston will play its next game on the road against Dallas. The Bruins have a W/L % of .750 after a win and .600 after a loss.
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