In overtime, an instant after booting out a dangerous Marcus Johansson shot, Tim Thomas thought about what would come next.
“It actually flashed into my mind right away,’’ Thomas said. “I was like, ‘Man, last year, a couple different times in overtime when I made the big save, we went right down and scored.’ ’’
Thomas’s thoughts became real.
Seconds after Thomas stuffed Johansson, Chris Kelly scooted the other way and ripped a slap shot over rookie goalie Braden Holtby at 1:18 of overtime to give the Bruins a 1-0 Game 1 win at TD Garden.
“I had a good feeling,’’ Thomas said. “I had a good feeling it was going to go in.’’
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