Bruins lose opener
BOSTON (AP) – Sean Bergenheim began a stretch of three Tampa Bay
goals in 1:25 in the first period and the Lightning beat the Boston
Bruins 5-2 in the opener of the Eastern Conference finals Saturday
Bergenheim, who scored just 14 goals in the regular season, got
his NHL-high eighth of the playoffs at 11:15. Brett Clark connected
at 11:34 and Teddy Purcell wrapped up the onslaught, both with
The two goals in 19 seconds and three in 1:25 are club records.
Tyler Seguin, the No. 2 overall draft pick last year, scored for
Boston with 4:01 left in the first period in his playoff debut.
Tampa Bay scored twice in the last 7 minutes – Marc-Andre
Bergeron on a power play and Simon Gagne into an empty net – before
Chris Kelly made it 5-2.
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