Marchand’s goal in 3rd lifts Bruins over Jets 3-2

Monday February 18, 2013

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) -- Brad Marchand scored 36 seconds into the third period to lift the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday night.

Tyler Seguin and Daniel Paille also scored, and Patrice Bergeron had two assists for the Bruins (9-8-2). Tuukka Rask stopped 22 for Boston to earn his seventh win of the season.

Alexandre Burmistrov had a goal and an assist for Winnipeg (5-8-1), while Evander Kane recorded his fourth goal of the season and first in nine games.

Ondrej Pavelec made 23 saves for the Jets, who lost their third straight and fourth in a row at home -- the longest home losing streak for the team since the franchise moved from Atlanta prior to last season.

Just nine seconds into the third period, Marchand was breaking in alone on Pavelec when he was tripped up by defenseman Ron Hainsey. The power play clicked 27 seconds later when Bergeron sent a pass to Marchand and he put a close backhand shot past Pavelec for the go-ahead goal.

With the Jets crowding the Boston net, the rebound from Zach Bogosian’s point shot was flipped into the net by Burmistrov at 1:43 of the second period.

The Bruins evened the score at 1 with some help from Hainsey.

Seguin was credited with a deflected goal after Boston captain Zdeno Chara’s shot from the point eventually bounced into the net off Hainsey’s leg at 10:57.


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