Datsyuk's late goal lifts Red Wings over Bruins in game one of NHL Playoffs
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:07:14 GMT —
Pavel Datsyuk scored at 16:59 of the third period, moments after Jimmy Howard's best save of the game, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the top-seeded Boston Bruins 1-0 in the opener of their Eastern Conference playoff series Friday night.
The Bruins won the Presidents' Trophy for the best record in the regular season but were locked in a tight game in which neither team had many solid scoring opportunities.
The winning goal came when Datsyuk carried the puck from the right side to the left in Boston's zone and put a 30-footer from near the left circle past goalie Tuukka Rask's left glove.
Game two between the Red Wings and the Bruins can be seen Sunday at 3:00 p.m. on NBC 25.