• SHARE:
  • email
  • Bookmark and Share

Kelly scores in overtime, Chara has 2 goals to lead Bruins to 3-2 win over Capitals

Boston Bruins left wing Milan Lucic (17) takes a punch to the face while fighting Washington Capitals right wing Joel Rechlicz (54) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Zoom Image

Boston Bruins left wing Milan Lucic (17) takes a punch to the face while fighting Washington Capitals right wing Joel Rechlicz (54) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

BOSTON - Centre Chris Kelly scored 3:39 into overtime and defenceman Zdeno Chara scored two goals to lead the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals in a preseason game Monday night.

Kelly scored on a rebound of a shot from the left point by defenceman Matt Bartkowski.

The Bruins outshot the Capitals 38-14. Goaltender Tuukka Rask made 12 saves, while Braden Holtby stopped 35 shots for Washington.

Connor Carrick scored 11:16 into the second period to give the Capitals a 1-0 lead on their second shot of the night.

Chara scored the game's next two goals, at 18:22 of the second period and 22 seconds into the third period on a 5-on-3 power play. Martin Erat tied the game for Washington at 6:38 of the third period.

More Stories

Bruins know having best regular-season record won't help against Red Wings in playoffs

BOSTON - The Boston Bruins won the Presidents' Trophy by leading the NHL with 117 points....

Patrice Bergeron says Olympics helped his game as Bruins head into playoffs vs. Red Wings

WILMINGTON, Mass. - For Boston Bruins centre Patrice Bergeron, the 2014 Olympics were about more...

Video game simulation has Boston Bruins winning Stanley Cup over San Jose Sharks

TORONTO - A video game simulation has the Boston Bruins winning the Stanley Cup in six games...

After ending season with NHL's best record, Bruins prepare for first round against Red Wings

BOSTON - The Boston Bruins had the NHL's best record, allowed the second fewest goals and scored...
blog comments powered by Disqus

THN on Twitter

Was firing Barry Trotz a good move by the Nashville Predators?




Contests

Our Partners