Strat Stanley Cup Final. Minnesota vs Boston

2017-2018 Season. Real Stanley Cup featured Vegas at Washington. GAme 1. Minnesota 3 at Boston 4 (Overtime) . This is how games should be when you get to the final. The Bruins dominated on the shot clock early but Devan Dubnyk was very good including stopping a goal 1-16. Tuuka Rask could not seem to make the key save and the Wild held the lead most of the game but the Bruins kept battling back. With just ten minutes to play Jake Debrusk tied the game when the Wild looked like they might be victors. The game goes to overtime , where after making some great goalie rating saves, David Pastrnak puts in a Tory Krug rebound and the Bruins come from behind, like they had all night long to win an exciting game one.

S C O R I N G S U M M A R Y
1. MNW. NINO NIEDERREITER(4)( DANIEL WINNIK, RYAN MURPHY ): 1st 14:12
2. BOS. ANDERS BJORK(2)( CHARLIE McAVOY ): 1st 16:29
3. MNW. ERIC STAAL(13)( JONAS BRODIN, MATT DUMBA ): 2nd 10:46
4. BOS. DAVID BACKES(19)( DAVID KREJCI ): 2nd 19:55
5. MNW. DANIEL WINNIK(4)( JONAS BRODIN, MATT DUMBA ): 3rd 0:20
6. BOS. JAKE DEBRUSK(4)( RILEY NASH, BRIAN GIONTA ): 3rd 10:11
7. BOS. DAVID PASTRNAK(15)( TOREY KRUG, BRAD MARCHAND ) (PP) : OT 3:26

GAme 2. Minnesota 1 at Boston 4. In their home arena the Bruins had an easy win over the Wild by a final score of 4 to 1. Boston was relentless outshooting the Wild 45 to 30. TUUKKA RASK was outstanding in goal. He allowed just one goal while facing 30 shots. Goal scorers were CHARLIE COYLE for Minnesota and DAVID PASTRNAK, SEAN KURALY, DAVID BACKES and BRIAN GIONTA for Boston.

STARS OF THE GAME
1st star – TUUKKA RASK from Boston
2nd star – DAVID PASTRNAK from Boston
3rd star – CHARLIE McAVOY from Boston

GAME THREE BOSTON 4 AT MINNESOTA 3 (Overtime) . The Boston Bruins totally dominate the Wild for two periods and led 3-1 going into the third period outshooting Minnesota 29-15. But the Third period was all Minnesota. The Wild outshoot the Bruins 15-14 and out score them 2-0 to tie the game and send into overtime. Eric Staal, with his second of the game, scored with just seconds left and the goalie pulled to tie it up. But in OT, Minnesota had the first seven shots, but it was Riley Nash , with his second of the game, who scored taking a rebound from Torey Krug to give the Bruins a 3-0 series lead. Other scorers for Boston were Marchand and Danton Heinen. Scoring for the Wild were Zucker. Shots were 46-37 Boston and they out chanced Minnesota 14-5.

Game 4. Boston 5 at Minnesota 2. Boston wins the Strat Stanley Cup 4-0


                        Boston Bruins at Minnesota Wild                         
DATE : 04/22/2018

GOALS                          1  2  3 OT  F
Boston Bruins                  3  1  1  0  5 
Minnesota Wild                 1  1  0  0  2 

SHOTS                          1  2  3 OT  F
Boston Bruins                  12 15 17 0  44
Minnesota Wild                 8  13 10 0  31

S C O R I N G  S U M M A R Y
1. BOS. PATRICE BERGERON(8)( BRAD MARCHAND, DAVID PASTRNAK ): 1st 1:02
2. BOS. PATRICE BERGERON(9)( BRAD MARCHAND, DAVID PASTRNAK ): 1st 2:39
3. MNW. JASON ZUCKER(8)( ERIC STAAL ): 1st 6:38
4. BOS. BRAD MARCHAND(15)( TOREY KRUG, PATRICE BERGERON ) (PP) : 1st 11:26
5. MNW. MATT DUMBA(4)( CHARLIE COYLE, ERIC STAAL ): 2nd 10:10
6. BOS. JAKE DEBRUSK(5)( CHARLIE McAVOY, DANTON HEINEN ) (PP) : 2nd 18:12
7. BOS. KEVAN MILLER(1)( PATRICE BERGERON, DAVID PASTRNAK ): 3rd 13:01

 P E N A L T I E S  S U M M A R Y
1. MNW. DANIEL WINNIK - 2 Minutes: 1st 11:09
2. BOS. BRAD MARCHAND - 4 Minutes: 2nd 3:55
3. BOS. TUUKKA RASK - 2 Minutes: 2nd 10:35
     EXTRA PENALTY SERVED BY BRIAN GIONTA
5. MNW. NINO NIEDERREITER - 2 Minutes: 2nd 14:01
6. MNW. MIKKO KOIVU - 5 Minutes: 2nd 17:00

 I N J U R I E S
1. MNW. Injury To JONAS BRODIN : 2nd 19:34
2. BOS. Injury To PATRICE BERGERON : 3rd 13:1

Player Stats For Boston Bruins
PLAYER                        +/- SOG  G  A PIM PP SH  FO-W AC    IT TA HIT SP AS
BRIAN GIONTA                   -2   3  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 31 17:24  1   1  0  1 
DAVID KREJCI                    0   3  0  0   0  0  0   4-1 31 17:37  0   0  1  0 
JAKE DEBRUSK                   -2   4  1  0   0  1  0   1-1 31 17:24  0   0  1  1 
RICK NASH                       0   1  0  0   0  0  0   0-0  9  5:29  0   0  0  1 
NICK HOLDEN                     0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0-0  4  2:20  0   0  0  0 
SEAN KURALY                     0   1  0  0   0  0  0   1-1  9  5:29  0   0  0  0 
MATT GRZELCYK                   0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0-0  4  2:20  0   0  0  0 
ANDERS BJORK                    0   1  0  0   0  0  0   0-0  9  5:29  1   0  0  0 
CHARLIE McAVOY                  2   1  0  1   0  0  0   0-0 53 30:03  1   0  0  0 
ZDENO CHARA                     2   0  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 51 29:25  2   3  0  0 
RILEY NASH                     -2   1  0  0   0  0  0   4-1 33 18:50  0   0  0  0 
BRAD MARCHAND                   3   5  1  2   4  1  0   0-0 32 18:08  1   1  1  1 
PATRICE BERGERON                3   7  2  2   0  0  0  10-5 39 22:08  1   0  0  1 
KEVAN MILLER                   -1   2  1  0   0  0  0   0-0 39 22:33  2   0  0  1 
DAVID BACKES                    0   4  0  0   0  0  0   6-3 31 17:22  0   0  0  1 
DAVID PASTRNAK                  3   2  0  3   0  0  0   0-0 36 20:12  0   0  0  0 
DANTON HEINEN                   0   4  0  1   0  0  0   0-0 27 15:18  0   0  1  0 
TOREY KRUG                     -1   5  0  1   0  0  0   0-0 45 25:30  1   0  0  1 
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TOTAL                           5  44  5 10   4  2  0 26-12          10   5  4  8

Player Stats For Minnesota Wild
PLAYER                        +/- SOG  G  A PIM PP SH  FO-W AC    IT TA HIT SP AS
ZACH PARISE                    -3   3  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 38 21:48  0   0  0  1 
NINO NIEDERREITER               0   0  0  0   2  0  0   0-0 21 12:09  0   0  0  0 
JASON ZUCKER                    2   5  1  0   0  0  0   1-0 35 19:30  1   0  1  1 
MATT DUMBA                      1   3  1  0   0  0  0   0-0 49 27:46  0   1  0  1 
MATT CULLEN                     0   1  0  0   0  0  0   1-1 21 12:09  0   0  0  0 
MARCUS FOLIGNO                  0   1  0  0   0  0  0   0-0  9  5:29  1   0  0  0 
NICK SEELER                     0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0-0  4  2:20  0   0  0  0 
RYAN MURPHY                     0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0-0  4  2:20  0   0  0  0 
TYLER ENNIS                     0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0-0  9  5:29  0   0  0  0 
MIKAEL GRANLUND                -3   1  0  0   0  0  0   3-0 44 24:45  0   0  1  1 
RYAN SUTER                     -2   0  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 52 29:43  2   1  0  0 
MIKKO KOIVU                    -3   3  0  0   5  0  0  12-9 40 22:24  0   0  0  1 
JARED SPURGEON                 -2   1  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 55 31:39  3   0  0  0 
JONAS BRODIN                    1   1  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 42 23:46  1   0  0  0 
ERIC STAAL                      2   4  0  2   0  0  0   6-4 30 16:56  1   0  1  1 
CHARLIE COYLE                   2   4  0  1   0  0  0   0-0 23 12:56  1   1  0  0 
JOEL ERIKSSON EK                0   2  0  0   0  0  0   3-0 18 10:24  0   0  0  0 
DANIEL WINNIK                   0   2  0  0   2  0  0   0-0 17 10:05  1   1  0  0 
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TOTAL                          -5  31  2  3   9  0  0 26-14          11   4  3  6

Goalie Stats For Boston Bruins
PLAYER                          MIN  SHOTS GA  ENG GR GRS
ANTON KHUDOBIN                   0      0   0    0  0  0   0   
TUUKKA RASK                      60     31  2    0  7  5   105 

Goalie Stats For Minnesota Wild
PLAYER                          MIN  SHOTS GA  ENG GR GRS
DEVAN DUBNYK                     60     44  5    0  10 7   105 
ALEX STALOCK                     0      0   0    0  0  0   0   

POWER PLAY                    OPP   GOALS
Boston Bruins                 4         2
Minnesota Wild                3         0

STARS OF THE GAME
1st star - PATRICE BERGERON from Boston
2nd star - BRAD MARCHAND from Boston
3rd star - TUUKKA RASK from Boston

GAME STORY
The visiting team from Boston easily handled the Wild by a score of 5 
to 2.  Boston sustained a constant attack outshooting the Wild 44 to 31. 
Boston quieted the crowd early, scoring 3 times in the first period.  
PATRICE BERGERON found the net twice on 7 shots and contributed two assists 
for Boston.  And BRAD MARCHAND had a goal and passed for two assists. 
Others who scored were JAKE DEBRUSK and KEVAN MILLER for Boston and JASON 
ZUCKER and MATT DUMBA for Minnesota.


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