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Bruins top Jets in OT on Eriksson's goal

Friday, 09.27.2013 / 1:09 AM

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Bruins top Jets in OT on Eriksson's goal
Boston Bruins 3, Winnipeg Jets 2
Three Stars of the Game
Patrice Bergeron
1st
G: 1Shots: 4
A: 0Hits: 1
PTS: 1PIM: 0
+/-: 1TOI: 18:45
Jacob Trouba
2nd
Jacob Trouba
D
G: 0Shots: 1
A: 1Hits: 3
PTS: 1PIM: 0
+/-: -1TOI: 23:28
Loui Eriksson
3rd
G: 1Shots: 4
A: 0Hits: 0
PTS: 1PIM: 0
+/-: 2TOI: 17:21

Loui Eriksson looks like he's fitting in just fine with his new team.

Eriksson scored 1:46 into overtime Thursday night to give the Boston Bruins a 3-2 victory against the Winnipeg Jets. The veteran forward, the key piece the Bruins received in the trade that sent Tyler Seguin to the Dallas Stars, lifted a pass by rookie Ryan Spooner on a 2-on-1 break over Ondrej Pavelec for the win.

"It was not necessarily a pretty game on our end as far a full game," Bruins coach Claude Julien said. "But we found a way to win, and the guys that needed to produce, produced"

Spooner had tied the game at 6:22 of the third period after Winnipeg had taken a 2-1 lead on a goal by rookie Mark Scheifele at 4:21.

Boston's Patrice Bergeron opened the scoring 3:54 into the game. Devin Setoguchi got the Jets even by beating Niklas Svedberg for a power-play goal at 17:02.

Pavelec finished with 31 saves; Svedberg stopped 26 shots, half of them in a scoreless second period during which the Jets outshot the Bruins 13-3.

"I didn't like the end results. I did like some parts of the game," Jets coach Claude Noel said. "I thought that Pavelec was outstanding. I thought that [rookie defenseman Jacob] Trouba was strong."

The teams play again Friday night in Saskatoon.

scoring summary
1st Period
03:54
BOS
Patrice Bergeron (1) Snap shot - ASST: Brad Marchand (1), Torey Krug (1)
1 - 0 BOS
17:02
WPG
PPG - Devin Setoguchi (1) Snap shot - ASST: Jacob Trouba (1), Olli Jokinen (1)
1 - 1 Tie
2nd Period
NONE
3rd Period
04:21
WPG
PPG - Mark Scheifele (1) Backhand shot - ASST: Eric Tangradi (1), Grant Clitsome (1)
2 - 1 WPG
06:22
BOS
Ryan Spooner (1) Deflected shot - ASST: Matt Bartkowski (1), Torey Krug (2)
2 - 2 Tie
OT Period
01:46
BOS
Loui Eriksson (1) Snap shot - ASST: Ryan Spooner (1), Dennis Seidenberg (1)
3 - 2 BOS
penalty summary
1st Period
10:31
BOS
Dougie Hamilton  Interference  - 2 min against  Jim Slater
11:18
WPG
Devin Setoguchi  Holding  - 2 min against  Matt Lindblad
15:55
BOS
Dougie Hamilton  Cross checking  - 2 min against  Matt Halischuk
2nd Period
13:07
BOS
Shawn Thornton  Too many men/ice - bench  - 2 min
13:57
WPG
Dustin Byfuglien  Roughing  - 2 min against  Torey Krug
16:39
BOS
Dennis Seidenberg  Tripping  - 2 min against  Devin Setoguchi
3rd Period
02:59
BOS
Matt Fraser  Hooking  - 2 min against  Anthony Peluso
08:48
WPG
Michael Frolik  Hooking  - 2 min against  Matt Bartkowski
12:21
WPG
Adam Pardy  Holding  - 2 min against  Reilly Smith
14:04
WPG
Evander Kane  Tripping  - 2 min against  Dougie Hamilton
OT Period
NONE
goalie stats
Niklas Svedberg
Niklas Svedberg
SA: 28TOI: 61:46
GA: 2SV%: .929
Ondrej Pavelec
Ondrej Pavelec
SA: 34TOI: 60:49
GA: 3SV%: .912