Boston 3, Florida 0

Sunday, April 21, 2013 12:30 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Florida 13-26-5-1 7-10-4-1 6-16-1-0 L6
Boston 27-12-2-3 15-4-0-3 12-8-2-0 W1


Bruins 3, Panthers 0: Tuukka Rask turned aside all 28 shots he faced to make Jaromir Jagr's 681st career goal stand up as host Boston snapped a four-game winless skid (0-3-1) to move into first place in the Northeast Division.

Rookie defenseman Dougie Hamilton also scored and Brad Marchand added his team-leading 18th goal with an empty-net tally. Carl Soderberg had an assist for his first NHL point for the Bruins, who completed a sweep of Florida in the three-game season series to pull even in points with Montreal. Boston holds the tiebreaker over its Original Six rival with a game in hand.

Rask registered his 15th career shutout - and fourth in 2013 - while improving to 7-1-0 against the Panthers. He stopped 10 shots in both the first and second period and eight in the third.

Jagr gave Rask all the offense he would need at 3:03 into the first period. The veteran skated along the upper edge of the right faceoff circle before wristing a shot under the crossbar for his 16th goal - and second since being acquired from Dallas.

Hamilton provided insurance with 6:27 remaining in the second period after faking a pass along the blue line before wiring a shot that beat Jacob Markstrom (36 saves) inside the left post.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Florida has been outscored 30-8 during its six-game losing skid and 20-5 on its four-game road trip. ... Boston recorded 21 shots in the second period. ... Panthers D Dmitry Kulikov collided with Jagr early in the third period and sustained an upper-body injury. He did not return.

Top Game Performances

Florida   Boston
N/A Points Dougie Hamilton 1
N/A Goals Dougie Hamilton 1
N/A Assists Patrice Bergeron 1
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Jacob Markstrom .947 Save Percentage Tuukka Rask 1.000
Jacob Markstrom 36 Saves Tuukka Rask 28

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Florida 28 0 0-2 2-2 4 21
Boston 39 3 0-2 2-2 4 27

Upcoming Games

  • Boston will play its next game on the road against Philadelphia. The Bruins have a W/L % of .615 after a win and .588 after a loss.
  • Florida will play its next game at home against NY Rangers. The Panthers have a W/L % of .308 after a win and .258 after a loss.
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