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Recap: Bruins fall behind, come back before losing to Pittsburgh in OT, 6-5

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It was bad, then good, then bad.

Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins Photo by Matt Kincaid/Getty Images

A Sunday night game before the bye week! What is this, the NFL?

Anyways, on to the highlights!

Ryan Spooner gets the Bruins on the board early in the first. 1-0 Bruins.

Jamie Oleksiak ties things at one shortly after Spooner’s goal. 1-1 tie.

Putting Pittsburgh on the power play isn’t ideal. Phil Kessel makes the Bruins pay. 2-1 Penguins.

Tuukka Rask would like to have this one back, as he’s too slow post-to-post to catch up to Kris Letang’s shot. 3-1 Bruins.

The Bruins came out strong in the second, as Brad Marchand wired one off the faceoff. 3-2 Penguins.

Noel Acciari gets things level shortly after Marchand’s goal. 3-3 tie.

David Pastrnak keeps things rolling with some great patience to wait out Tristan Jarry. 4-3 Bruins.

David Backes gets lucky with one through traffic that ends Jarry’s night. 5-3 Bruins.

This one hurt: the Bruins left Evgeni Malkin all alone on the PP, and he scored with 3.6 left in the second. 5-4 Bruins.

If Rask wanted the Letang shot back, he definitely wanted this one from Riley Sheahan back. Woof. Tied at 5-5.

After David Krejci, David Pastrnak and Charlie McAvoy got stuck on the ice for an extended period, the Pens took advantage with a great passing play ending with Malkin’s second of the night. Penguins win, 6-5.

Thanks to Chris (@CrzyCanucklehed) for the GIFs.

Happy bye week!