Marchand, Bruins strike for early edge
Brad Marchand scored the winner late in the third period as the Boston Bruins beat the Ottawa Senators 2-1 on Wednesday night to win Game 1 of their Eastern Conference quarter-final series.
Frank Vatrano, playing his first NHL playoff game, also scored for the Bruins. Tuukka Rask was solid, making 26 saves.
Bobby Ryan scored the lone goal for the Senators as Craig Anderson stopped 23 shots.
Marchand scored on the rebound of a Patrice Bergeron shot BRUINS SENATORS with 2:33 remaining in regulation to make it 2-1, shocking the sellout crowd of 18,702 at Canadian Tire Centre.
Game 2 of the series takes place Saturday afternoon in Ottawa.