July 16, 2024


Minnesota's Brock Faber celebrates the goal by teammate Kirill Kaprizov against Bruins goalie Linus Ullmark in overtime.
Minnesota’s Brock Faber celebrates the objective by teammate Kirill Kaprizov in opposition to Bruins goalie Linus Ullmark in extra time. AP Picture/Michael Dwyer

BOSTON (AP) — Kirill Kaprizov scored his second objective of the sport with 2:06 left to play in extra time, lifting the Minnesota Wild to a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night time.

Boston captain Brad Marchand had scored with 66 seconds left in regulation, sending the Bruins to their fourth consecutive extra time sport.

However Kaprizov completed off a 3-on-1 break for the winner.

Ryan Hartman and Kaprizov every scored a third-period objective for Minnesota earlier than Marchand tied it.

Marcus Johansson additionally had a objective for the Wild and Marc-Andre Fleury made 40 saves. Hampered by accidents to a few key gamers — ahead Mats Zuccarello and high defensemen Jonas Brodin and Jared Spurgeon — Minnesota discovered a approach to enhance to 8-3 underneath coach John Hynes since Dean Evason was fired on Nov. 27.

David Pastrnak had two targets for the Bruins, who’ve taken at the very least some extent in eight of their final 9 video games (5-1-3). Linus Ullmark stopped 27 pictures and Pavel Zacha returned from lacking three video games with an damage to arrange Pastrnak’s second rating.

Hartman beat Ullmark with a wrister from the left circle lower than two minutes after Kaprizov scored off a rebound that hit the left submit, tying the sport with 6:48 to play.

Marchand scored out of a scramble with the Bruins on an influence play and the goalie pulled.

Ullmark stopped Matt Boldy on a clear breakaway with 2:50 to play within the OT.

With the rating tied at 1 late within the opening interval, Pastrnak snapped a shot into the online for his nineteenth objective with eight-tenths of a second left on the clock after Zacha slipped a move by means of the slot to the left wing.

Bruins winger Jakub Lauko had a decisive victory in a combat in opposition to Connor Dewar 4 seconds after Minnesota moved forward. When it was over, Lauko waved his arms and yelled “Let’s Go!” seeking to get the gang and his group fired up.

It appeared to work.

The Bruins tied it when Pastrnak took a cross-ice move from John Beecher and slipped a wrister between Fleury’s pads.

Coming off a 4-3 loss in Pittsburgh an evening earlier, the Wild jumped in entrance 1-0 on Johansson’s power-play objective 7:44 into the sport.

The Wild’s Vinni Lettieri took a shot off the left ankle and had be helped off the ice to the dressing room within the third interval.

Bruins high defenseman Charlie McAvoy returned to the lineup after lacking 4 video games with an damage.


Wild: Host the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday.

Bruins: Play on the Winnipeg Jets on Friday, the primary of three straight on the highway.