Bruins Blank Devils in Preseason Opener at the Dunk

Ken Bell

kbell@abc6.com

The Bruins played before nearly 11,000 fans in their preseason opener at the Dunk on Sunday, beating the Devils, 2-0.  Matt Irwin scored two power play goals in the victory.  The UMass grad had eight goals in 53 games for the San Jose Sharks last season.

Jonas Gustavsson and Jeremy Smith combined for the shutout.  Gustavsson is with the Bruins on a tryout basis.  He made 18 saves.  Bruins forward Seth Griffith suffered a lower-body injury and did not play in the third period.