The Bruins are back to their streaking ways. So much so that not even the second leg of a back-to-back — and against a rested opponent led by the reigning Vezina Trophy winner — could slow ’em down.
In New York for the finale of a trip that kicked off with a Wednesday night win on Long Island, the Bruins blitzed Igor Shesterkin with a goal in just the second minute of action, and hammered the New York netminder for all goals in all three periods of play to suck the wind out of the Rangers’ sails.
For the Bruins, the win was the team’s 36th through 45 games this season. Only the 1929-30 Bruins have won more games through 45 games of a season, and that’s not just in the franchise’s history, but the history of the NHL. It also improved the Bruins to a staggering 14-0-0 against Metropolitan Division foes on the year.
Here are the 98.5 The Sports Hub (dot com) 3 Stars of the night from a win at Madison Square Garden…