Bruins Defeat Blue Jackets In Overtime
Brad Marchand scored with 1:30 left in overtime to give the Bruins a 2-1 win against the Columbus Blue Jackets at TD Garden on Saturday.
Marchand scored on a one-timer from the bottom of the right circle after a backhand pass from Patrice Bergeron.
It was Marchand's 15th overtime goal of his NHL career.
Bergeron scored a goal for the Bruins as well, a power-play goal at 5:51 of the first period to give Boston a 1-0 lead.
Jaroslav Halak made 24 saves for Boston, which snapped a three-game loosing and improved to 43-20-9.
With the win, the Bruins lead the Toronto Maple Leafs by four points for second place in the Atlantic Division.
Matt Duchene scored, and Joonas Korpisalo made 31 saves for Columbus, which dropped to 40-28-4.
Next up for the Bruins, a trip to Nassau Coliseum to take on the New York Islanders on Tuesday.