The Boston Bruins are headed to the second spherical of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs after eliminating the Washington Capitals with a 3-1 win in Recreation 5 of their first-round collection Sunday night time at Capital One Enviornment.
Patrice Bergeron scored twice for the Bruins and goaltender Tuukka Rask was magnificent in web, stopping 40 of the 41 Capitals photographs he confronted.
Boston misplaced the collection opener in extra time after which gained 4 straight video games to achieve Spherical 2 of the playoffs for the fourth consecutive season.
The Bruins do not but have an opponent for the subsequent spherical. They may play the winner of the Pittsburgh Penguins vs. New York Islanders collection, which is tied at two video games apiece.
Here is a recap of Recreation 5.
FINAL SCORE: Bruins 3, Capitals 1
SERIES: Bruins win 4-1
David Pastrnak opened the scoring for the Bruins within the second interval with an outstanding show of talent.
Patrice Bergeron doubled Boston’s lead within the second interval with a purpose scored blocker aspect on Samsonov.
Conor Sheary gave the Capitals some life with a purpose 11 seconds into the third interval.
Bergeron put the sport away along with his second purpose of the night time, this one coming within the third interval.
The Bruins will get some precious days off as they await the winner of the Penguins-Islanders first-round collection. That collection is tied at two video games apiece getting into Monday night time’s Recreation 5. The newest the collection may finish is Friday night time in Recreation 7. So, the B’s may have a full week of relaxation relying on the way it all performs out.