Bruins Blank Lightning 5-0 in Florida
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tuukka Rask stopped 23 shots and five Boston players scored to help the Bruins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-0 on Saturday night.
Rask made a nifty glove save on Steven Stamkos’ point-blank redirection in the third period. It was the goalie’s first shutout this season and 17th overall.
David Krejci, Adam McQuaid, Patrice Bergeron, Chris Kelly and Shawn Thornton scored for the Bruins, who have won six in a row against Tampa Bay. Boston leads the all-time series 50-20-9.
Krejci stopped a nine-game goal drought to put the Bruins up 1-0 from the low slot off a pass from Milan Lucic 1:32 into the game. Krejci has a point in four straight games.