BOSTON, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Brian Rolston scored with 11:15 to play in regulation Thursday night as Boston rallied for a 2-2 tie against the Ottawa Senators in the Bruins' home opener.
Returning home after the longest road trip to open a season in franchise history, the Bruins increased their unbeaten streak to six games (4
Marian Hossa's power-play goal 4:36 into the third gave the Senators a 2-1 lead. Recalled from the minors Wednesday, rookie Jason Spezza assisted on Hossa's goal for his first NHL point.
Just over four minutes later, Rolston netted his second of the season to knot the contest, helping improve Boston's record to 3-1-4 in home openers at the FleetCenter.
Bruins goaltender Steve Shields made his 30th save in overtime to preserve his unbeaten record (2