Surging Bruins tie NHL record with 11th straight home win

BOSTON — David Pastrnak scored two times, section of a dominant energy that finished with 4 consecutive plans to conclude the scoring as the Boston Bruins defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 6-1 on Saturday night time.

The acquire authorized the Bruins to tie an NHL history with 11th straight dwelling victories to commence the season, matching a mark reached by the Florida Panthers previous season, and the Blackhawks in 1963-64.

In accordance to ESPN Stats & Details investigation, Boston is also the initially NHL crew to acquire 16 of its 1st 18 game titles due to the fact the 1929-30 Bruins.

Jake DeBrusk, David Krejci, Taylor Hall and Patrice Bergeron also scored in the acquire, and Jeremy Swayman stopped 17 of 18 pictures. The target was the 999th point in Bergeron’s career.

“It truly is a distinctive staff. We have a whole lot of depth, and I feel it demonstrates,” Bergeron claimed. “Anyone is contributing, all people is valued, and I assume everyone has self-assurance. I consider that’s the biggest point.”

Charlie McAvoy assisted on four of the Bruins’ objectives as Boston became the initial staff in the league to major 30 factors (32).

Jonathan Toews scored Chicago’s lone purpose, a electrical power-perform tally assisted by Max Domi and Philipp Kurashev. Petr Mrazek struggled in net for the Blackhawks, allowing for all six aims on 43 shots.

Boston hits the street for two game titles this 7 days — from Tampa Bay and Florida — right before returning property to host Carolina for its once-a-year Black Friday matinee.

Behind a fired-up TD Backyard crowd that broke into several chants of “Let us go Bruins,” Boston jumped to a 2- edge early in the 2nd time period en route to matching its period high for goals in a match.

“They participate in the recreation like they really like it and they are having a terrific time,” Bruins mentor Jim Montgomery mentioned. “The way they play for each and every other considering the fact that Working day 1 … anyone has been sticking up for each individual other and that’s what you adore.”

Participating in his very first sport because leaving with a remaining knee personal injury from a collision with Bergeron, Swayman was sharp irrespective of the puck principally getting in the Blackhawks’ zone.

“Unbelievable, it was a extensive two months, you know operating daily for a popular aim and that was to get back again on the ice for a match,” Swayman mentioned. “To get this get at property was a specific 1, so I’m really happy to be back again.”

The Bruins are now 8- in opposition to Western Convention groups.

The Affiliated Push contributed to this report.