With a 7-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday, the Boston Bruins have turn out to be the quickest staff to file 100 factors in a season in NHL historical past. The Bruins achieved the feat in simply 61 video games and now have a grand complete of 101 factors.
Boston reached the 100-point mark sooner than the 1976-77 Montreal Canadiens, who recorded their one centesimal level in 62 video games. When the Canadiens did it, regulation ties had been counted and there weren’t any further factors given to groups for time beyond regulation or shootout victories like there are in as we speak’s sport. It’s a noteworthy distinction, because the Bruins have recorded seven factors in time beyond regulation and shootout wins this season.
On Thursday, Bruins star winger David Pastrnak led the way in which with a aim and two assists whereas defenseman Dmitry Orlov additionally had a aim and two assists within the win. Forward Jakub Lauko additionally added a pair of targets to tempo the Bruins’ offensive assault. In addition, Bruins goalie Jeremy Swayman stopped 26 of the 27 photographs that he confronted to assist the staff earn their ninth consecutive win.
After a scoreless opening interval, Orlov, who has three targets and 5 assists in 4 video games since becoming a member of the staff, scored a power-play aim whereas Lauko added his first aim of the night time to offer Boston a 2-0 cushion. The Bruins would race out to a 4-0 lead late within the third interval after the Sabres pulled goalie Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen.
The solely blemish on the night was the truth that Bruins ahead Brad Marchand suffered a lower-body damage following a giant hit and was compelled to overlook the third interval. However, Bruins head coach Jim Montgomery acknowledged that he believes that Marchand is “going to be all proper.”
It was fairly the busy day for the Bruins. The staff additionally acquired gifted ahead Tyler Bertuzzi in a commerce from the Detroit Red Wings and signed Pastrnak to an eight-year, $90 million contract extension.
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