Undefeated Boston Bruins Blank Chicago Blackhawks 3-0


Closing out a four-game trip that included multiple time zones. Poitras and the Boston Bruins had more than enough to put away the Chicago Blackhawks.

Matthew Poitras and Trent Frederic Performance

Matthew Poitras and Trent Frederic notched goals with a mere 56-second gap in the third period. Propelling the Bruins to a resounding 3-0 victory over the Blackhawks on Tuesday night. So, thereby achieving the franchise’s most auspicious start in its storied history.

Pavel Zacha contributed a goal for the Boston Bruins. So, the Boston Bruins embarked on their journey with triumphant victories in San Jose, Los Angeles, and Anaheim. Jeremy Swayman made 23 saves in his 10th career shutout.

The Bruins advanced to a flawless 6-0 record in their centennial season. But, they echo their initial six-game winning streak in the 1937-38 season.

Petr Mrazek made 40 stops for Chicago in its third consecutive loss. The Blackhawks suffered another defeat at the hands of the Bruins on October 11, with a 3-1 loss in Boston.

The Boston Bruins exerted control for the majority of the evening, yet their dominance merely translated into a narrow 1-0 lead until Matthew Poitras and Trent Frederic secured the victory.

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Aggressive Attack of Boston Bruins

The 19-year-old Poitras elegantly surpassed the seasoned Blackhawks forward, Corey Perry, and expertly bested Mrazek on the glove side at 4:06. This burgeoning forward prodigy notched his first pair of NHL goals during a triumphant 3-1 victory in Anaheim last Sunday.

Frederic extended the lead for the Boston Bruins to 3-0 by deftly depositing a well-executed pass from James van Riemsdyk into the net. This marked Frederic’s second goal of the season.

Chicago seemed poised to seize the lead with Connor Bedard’s power-play goal. So, it is coming with just 6 minutes and 45 seconds remaining in the opening period.

Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie Coyle passed the puck right to Bedard, who beat Swayman with a rocket from the slot.

But, Montgomery’s offside challenge is waved off. The ruling in the United Center with a huge crowd of 19,370 people.

Boston Bruins grabbed the lead on Zacha’s first goal of the season 3:50 into the second. Zacha tipped home a shot by Kevin Shattenkirk from just inside the blue line.

Boston Bruins dominated the period, outshooting Chicago 18-7. But Mrazek kept the Blackhawks in the game.

Blackhawks forward Jason Dickinson’s skate in the third is clipping off Boston Bruins forward Jakub Lauko, leading to a cut on his face. The Blackhawks, in response to forward Taylor Hall’s left shoulder ailment, designated him for injured reserve. This decision was retroactively applied, dating back to the previous Saturday. Hall’s performance thus far comprises a notable absence of goals and a modest pair of assists, spanning five games following his acquisition in a June trade with Boston.

End Off Points

On the Boston Bruins ‘ side, forward Milan Lucic was conspicuously absent for his second consecutive game, nursing an injury sustained when a shot struck his right foot during the 4-2 victory in Los Angeles on Saturday. Meanwhile, Blackhawks forward Philipp Kurashev, who had initially missed the commencement of the season due to a left wrist injury, logged nearly 18 minutes on the ice.

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