facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

NHL: Boston 4, Washington 3 (OT)

April 22, 2012 at 7:14 PM   |   Comments

WASHINGTON, April 22 (UPI) -- Tyler Seguin scored 3:17 into overtime Sunday and the Boston Bruins avoided elimination with a 4-3 win over Washington in their first-round playoff series.

Seguin's overtime winner pulled the defending Stanley Cup champions even with the Capitals at three wins apiece as the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series now shifts back to Boston for a deciding Game 7 Wednesday.

Seguin also logged an assist as the Bruins shook off a 4-3 loss in Saturday's sixth game.

Andrew Ference, David Krejci and Rich Peverley each contributed a goal and a helper in Boston's must-have win.

Tim Thomas turned aside 36-of-39 shots to earn the victory.

Alex Ovechkin, Jason Chimera and Mike Green found the net for Washington.

Caps goaltender Braden Holtby yielded four goals on 31 shots.

© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Lolo Jones praying for Oscar Pistorius; says father convicted of homicide, too Lolo Jones praying for Oscar Pistorius; says father convicted of homicide, too
2
Darrelle Revis sent home by Bill Belichick for being late to practice Darrelle Revis sent home by Bill Belichick for being late to practice
3
Andrew Hawkins jokingly kicks out 2-year-old son after learning he's not his favorite player Andrew Hawkins jokingly kicks out 2-year-old son after learning he's not his favorite player
4
Bills WR Goodwin doubtful vs. Jets
5
Iginla, Avs thump Canucks
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback