August 8th, 2013 by

Bruins top 10 games of 2013: Playoffs No. 2

Bruins top 10 games of 2013: Playoffs No. 2

Last week, Bruins Daily took a look at some of the best Bruins games of the 2013 regular season. This week, we will focus on the top five games of the 2013 playoffs.

Today we take a look at the Bruins’ second best playoff game of 2013.

Boston Bruins vs. Pittsburgh Penguins: Game 3, Eastern Conference Finals

It was one of those games that if your friend or father was not watching you’d pick up the phone to tell them to turn on the TV because they were missing an instant classic.

After back-to-back wins in Pittsburgh to take a 2-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference Finals, the Bruins looked to take a commanding 3-0 series lead against the heavily favorited Penguins. Thanks to a double-overtime thrilling win off the stick of Patrice Bergeron, the Bruins did exactly that.

Before many fans found their ways to their seats, David Krejci put the Bruins on the board just 1:42 into the opening frame. The score held still until Chris Kunitz notched the tying goal midway through the second period.

After one overtime passed without a tally, the score remained tied deep into a second overtime until Bergeron beat his man to the spot, received a nifty pass from winger Brad Marchand and then tipped the puck past Vokoun lifting the B’s to an unthinkable 3-0 series lead and a win away from the Stanley Cup Final.

“Everyone is doing everything in order to get the success and to get the wins, and it doesn’t matter what it is and who it is,” Bergeron said.

Tuukka Rask’s performance cannot be forgotten in this instant classic as Rask stopped 53 shots for the Black and Gold.

Here are the hightlights:

Share "Bruins top 10 games of 2013: Playoffs No. 2" via

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.

More in Top 10 Games of 2013
Jul 22, 1 day ago

Bruins to appear 17 times on NBC/NBCSN

With the amount of success the Boston Bruins have had since the 2010-11 season, its no secret that they have become one of the top television draws in the National Hockey League. In 2014-15, the Black and Gold will be featured heavily again on nation…

Jul 16, 1 week ago

Report: Bruins sign Jordan Caron to one-year contract.

According to Renaud Lavoie, the Bruins have signed fan favorite Jordan Caron to a one-way, one-year deal worth $600,000. Since being drafted 25th overall by the Bruins in 2009, Caron has been the definition of a first round bust. Appearing in 123 reg…

Jul 8, 2 weeks ago

Bruins new practice facility to be built in Allston-Brighton

Since 1987-88, the Boston Bruins have called Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington their home rink for practices. By the fall of 2016, they’ll have a new place for training. On Tuesday, the team announced that it signed a letter of intent for a long-te…