It appears that the Bruins' caffeine rush has worn off.
At first, it appeared that the black and gold had chugged a gallon of Veranda with an espresso shot when the dynamic duo of 63+37 produced a goal...
Bergeron nails home a sweet pass from Marchand, who was stationed behind the net. 37 + 63 =— BruinsHockeyDiehards (@bhdiehards) November 5, 2016
...but then momentum was lost with Nick Holden's goal that tied the Rangers with the B's.....
GOAL! Holden from the point! His first goal as #NYR!!!— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) November 5, 2016
....which eventually was gained back with a powerplay opportunity from a Marc Staal tripping call....
#NHLBruins Power Play!— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) November 5, 2016
3:30 to go in the first. Staal sits for tripping.
....which faded when Bald Eagle Derek Stepan scored a shorthanded goal on that very penalty.
FUCKING FINALLY STEPAN— Kat (@KitKat5557) November 5, 2016
We go into the second with the momentum shifted in the opposite direction, which I hope doesn't warn of an upcoming Second Period Collapse (tm). In another arena, somewhere in the heart of Quebec, we give you yet another moment of Zen:
CHRIS VANDEVELDE JUST SCORED ON CAREY PRICE— Broad Street Hockey (@BroadStHockey) November 5, 2016
THIS IS NOT A DRILL
THIS IS REAL LIFE pic.twitter.com/g8vX5JKJK2
ONTO THE SECOND!