B's score with less than a second left to beat Sharks, 2-1

B's score with less than a second left to beat Sharks, 2-1
October 24, 2013, 10:00 pm
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BOSTON -- This one was destined for overtime on Thursday night at the TD Garden, but a re-direction from the slot by David Krejci, on a shot from the point by Adam McQuaid with 0.8 seconds left in regulation, gave the Bruins a 2-1 win over the San Jose Sharks.

The Sharks outshot the Bruins 39-17, and Tuukka Rask stood on his head throughout.

Boston broke a scoreless game with 1:12 left in the second period, as Jarome Iginla scored his first goal as a Bruin.

Iginla put home a Dennis Seidenberg shot that went wide and bounced out to the other side of the net. Seidenberg let one rip from the left point, and the puck went wide left and bounced off the boards and out to the right post, where Iginla quickly put a low shot on net. The puck got through the legs of Niemi and gave the B's a 1-0 lead entering the third period.

The Sharks tied the score at 1 in the opening minute of the third period, when Patrick Marleau put home a rebound at the left post. San Jose created the scoring opportunity with a simple dump in, and the Bruins could not break out of the zone cleanly. It resulted in a Sharks shot from the left point that Rask initially saved, but could not hold on to. Marleau was there to tap in the rebound.

But the Bruins would be the team to strike last to pull out the less-than-last-second victory.