Miroslav Satan found the back of the night twice on Saturday night as the Boston Bruins downed the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 in overtime on the road. While Satan provided the offense, Tuukka Rask held down the fort at the other end of the ice (27 saves).
The Maple Leafs draw first blood when Colton Orr's shot from one knee beat Tuukka Rask for his 4th goal of the season at 5:10 of the first period after picking up the puck in front when Dion Phaneuf's shot deflected off Dennis Widenan's glove. Editor's Note: That is not a typo. Colton Orr actually scored a goal.
The Bruins pulled even 8:01 into the second period as Miroslav Satan lit the lamp for the 7th time this season when he put home new linemate David Krejci's shot.
Miroslav Satan deflected Zdeno Chara's shot from the point past Jonas Gustavsson with 1:35 left in overtime to lift the B's over the Leafs.
- Dennis Seidenberg left the game in the first period after slicing open his wrist. He was serving a penalty and had to leave the box and skate off the ice to receive medical attention. Joe Haggerty reported on Twitter that Seidenberg went to the hospital and is alright. He is traveling with the team and should be able to play on Monday night in Washington.
- The Bruins have a tendency to make goalies look good this year, but I have to give credit to Jonas Gustavsson (28 saves), who was nothing short of spectacular tonight.
- For what it's worth (which isn't much), Phil Kessel did not score a goal against the Bruins in 6 games this season.
- Mark Stuart missed the game due to cellulitis on his hand.
- Andrew Bodnarchuk filled in for Stuart and made his NHL debut. Bodnarchuk logged 7:50 of ice time and was on the ice for the Leafs' goal.
- According to CSNNE.com's Joe Haggerty, Shawn Thornton (upper body injury) was kept out of tonight's game for "precautionary reasons".
- Bruins have been held to 2 goals or less in 11 of their last 18 games.
- The new "Euro Line" of Marco Sturm, David Krejci, and Miroslav Satan looked good tonight.
- Shocking Stat of the Night: Phil Kessel recorded 2 hits tonight (or 1/3 of his hits total from last season).
- Maple Leafs head coach Ron Wilson said that Phil Kessel missed time in the third period with a "cramp". I will refrain from making an obvious inappropriate joke here.
- For more on tonight's game, check out Pension Plan Puppets and Chemmy's take on "another boring night"
- The Bruins are back on the ice on Monday night to take on the Eastern Conference-leading Washington Capitals in our nation's capitol in a game that will air on Versus.
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