Bruins 2, Hurricanes 1

David Pastrnak lifts Bruins over Hurricanes in OT

David Pastrnak celebrated his NHL hockey game-winning overtime goal against the Carolina Hurricanes.

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The Bruins are now 3 points ahead of the Ottawa Senators in the race for the second wild-card spot.

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The win pulled the Panthers within a point of Ottawa for ninth place in the Eastern Conference.

FLUTO SHINZAWA I SUNDAY HOCKEY NOTES

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No team is comfortable defending against an opponent that’s coming with speed, numbers, and clean possession.

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT I ON SECOND THOUGHT

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The game isn’t necessarily defined by its 100-point scorers, but they do serve as a reasonable frame of overall entertainment.

Bruins 4, Rangers 2

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Milan Lucic found the net twice in the first period as the Bruins jumped out to an early lead.

Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask (40) looks to make a save during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers, Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Boston. Rask left the game just after the start of the second period. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

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Bruins notebook

Tuukka Rask suffered migraine in game against Rangers

When he saw two No. 37s taking the faceoff, Rask concluded he needed to leave the game.

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Bruins notebook

Bruins backup goaltender Niklas Svedberg was quite a relief

Svedberg allowed two goals on 18 shots as a capable fill-in for the dehydrated Tuukka Rask.

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It’s rare for five-on-five play to be the issue with this team, but that has been the case this season.

FLUTO SHINZAWA I ON HOCKEY

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The Bruins’ latest OT loss exhibited far better play than some of their clown shows last week.

Fluto Shinzawa | On Hockey

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The Bruins were in control of both the game and the puck from the start.

Bruins lose 2013 Stanley Cup Final

SPECIAL SECTION

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Look back on the NHL title series in which the Bruins fell to the Blackhawks in heartbreaking fashion.

Stanley Cup history

INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC

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Examine the rewards that the champions of the NHL for the past half-century have earned as a Stanley Cup booty.

Bruins' championship history

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The 6 Stanley Cup banners in Bruins history

Will the Bruins add a seventh to this collection of Stanley Cup banners they have accumulated through the decades?