The hub of hockey will be taking a look at the top 10 Bruins regular season games of 2010-11, followed by the top ten playoff games of the 2010-11 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Today we take a look at No. 6: November 10, 2010. Boston Bruins vs. Pittsburgh Penguins
The Bruins erased a 4-2 third period deficit with five goals in the final frame in a 7-4 Bruins win.
Aaron Ashem got things going for the Penguins early, scoring the opening goal 1:05 into the game. The Bruins would answer with goals from Mark Recchi and Brad Marchand.
34 seconds after Marchand gave the Bruins a 2-1 lead, Brooks Orpik tied things up for Pittsburgh.
The Pens would use two-second-period-goals by Chris Kunitz and Sidney Crosby to take a 4-2 into the third period.
Nathan Horton and Zdeno Chara scored 15 seconds apart early in the third to tie things up. Shawn Thornton, Blake Wheeler, and Milan Lucic (Empty net) followed up with goals of their own, completing the third-period-comeback.
Tim Thomas got the start for the Bruins and recorded a then season-high 42 saves. Penguins goalie Brent Johnson was sharp for the Penguins until the wheels fell off the wagon in the third. Johnson stopped just eight of the 13 shots he saw in the third period.
Bruins Goal Scorers: Recchi, Marchand, Horton, Chara, Thornton, Wheeler, Lucic
Penguins Goal Scorers: Asham, Kunitz, Crosby
Bruins defensemen Dennis Seidenberg, and Matt Hunwick were a game-high plus-3.
Penguins forwards, Pascal Dupuis, Mark Letestu, and defensemen Ben Lovejoy finished a game-low minus-3.
The loss was Pittsburgh sixth in their previous eight games.
Aaron Ashem’s first period goal was the first goal Tim Thomas has allowed in the first period in the nine games he has played in.