NHL reactions: Twitter erupts as Bruins beat Krakens in a nail-biting finish

The Boston Bruins overcame the Seattle Kraken 6-5 on Thursday night when Jake DeBrusk scored the game-winning goal with 1:38 remaining in the third period.

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By Blesson Daniel | Feb 24, 2023 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

Bruins vs Krakens: The Boston Bruins kept their NHL-record winning streak alive Thursday, defeating the Seattle Kraken 6-5 at Climate Promise Arena. After the win, the B’s moved to 44-8-5 on the season, while the Kraken fell to 32-20-6.

The Bruins and Kraken zipped over the ice, combining 47 shots on goal and eight goals in the opening 40 minutes. In addition, the two teams were penalized for five penalties combined in the opening two quarters, with things becoming a little chippy at times.

On three consecutive occasions, one side took the lead before the other tied things up in just two minutes. The Bruins had the last laugh in that exchange, tied the game at five minutes and 30 seconds after the Kraken seized the lead. The Bruins then did it again. Jake DeBrusk tipped in a Charlie McAvoy shot with little over a minute remaining to give the Bruins yet another victory.

Boston won its fifth straight game with to goals and assists from David Krejci, David Pastrnak, Patrice Bergeron, and Brad Marchand. Brandon Carlo scored the first of Boston’s two third-period goals, while McAvoy and Hampus Lindholm each got two assists.

DeBrusk’s winning goal was his third in three games after returning from injury. Jeremy Swayman finished with 36 saves to improve to 9-1-3 in his previous 13 decisions. Jartz turned in Will Borgen’s shot from the right point with 4:10 remaining to give Seattle a 5-4 lead, but Carlo redirected Lindholm’s diagonal feed from the circle a half-minute later to set up DeBrusk’s heroics.

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The Boston Bruins defeated the Seattle Kraken 6-5 when Jake DeBrusk scored the game-winning goal with 1:38 remaining in the third period. The Bruins won the match with a nail-biting finish.

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