Brad Marchand's Early Goal In Career Game Number 666 Was All The Bruins Needed Against The Devils Last Night
Meaningless shit like this in sports is what I live for:
You can't even script shit like that. Craziness! A very fitting player for the part though. Little Ball of Hate!
Not even three minutes into last night's game against the New Jersey Devils, Brad Marchand gave the Bruins an early lead with his 27th goal of the season and eighth on the power-play, with Patrice Bergeron (37th) and Jake DeBrusk (11th) notching assists:
And that was all she wrote.
Tuukka Rask made 20 saves for his third shutout of the season and 44th of his career, while Marchand's goal was the only shot of the 30 Mackenzie Blackwood faced that he was unable to stop.
Bergeron's assist gave him his 793rd career point as a Bruin, tying him for sixth with Wayne Cashman on the franchise's all-time list.
The Bruins improved to 39-17-9 with the win, as they've now recorded a point in 16 straight games (12-0-4); the Devils dropped to 25-33-8, last in the Metropolitan Division.
Rask's win was particularly notable:
Here's what some of the players had to say about last night's win:
The Bruins' next three games will all be at home, as they'll play the Carolina Hurricanes, Florida Panthers, and Ottawa Senators on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, respectively.