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Tip-in by Ryan lifts Senators over Bruins 4-3 in overtime

Tip-in by Ryan lifts Senators over Bruins 4-3 in overtime

The Boston Bruins are making some moves on their blueline. "There's probably a lot more words, but they called it", coach Bruce Cassidy said of the overtime penalty to Nash.

However, Bobby Ryan scored at 5:43 in overtime to close out the win for the Senators, who now take a 2-1 series lead.

"Yeah, I agree with you 100 percent - demoralizing", he said. Ottawa went on the power play because of a controversial call made by referee Tim Peel that sent Riley Nash to the penalty box for roughing. In this case, the officials penalized the retaliation. Ryan broke into the Boston zone and delivered a backhand pass to center Kyle Turris. Karlsson sat out the last two games of the regular season, though the Sens got Cody Ceci back from injury.

Noel Acciari, David Backes and David Pastrnak scored for the Bruins while Tuukka Rask had 28 stops.

"I thought the last game we used the crowd's energy incredibly well", Ryan said.

Let's see how we got there. With Bruins in pursuit, Karlsson made a pass back through the slot to Brassard, who one-timed a shot in the open side.

When the game ended, Bruins fans, irate over the penalty call, littered the ice with debris. Other than that, the Senators have had the Bruins number and numerous games weren't close. "You know, they take it to us and get some good looks, and we didn't respond..."

The Senators will face the Bruins in Game 4 on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. and the start time for Game 5 on Friday at the Canadian Tire Centre has been set for 7:30 p.m.

That goal was rapidly followed by Derick Brassard's second goal in as many games.

An exciting second period on Marathon Monday was the difference-maker in this game as the Bruins came back after being down three goals to bring the game into overtime.

The Bruins scored three goals on seven second period shots. So, while the Bruins are tough at home and have the playoff experience, there's value in the plus money here given the history between these two teams.

Boston lost yet another defenseman as Adam McQuaid left midway through the first period with an upper-body injury and is day to day.

It all started with an alley-oop pass from Erik Karlsson to Mike Hoffman. Ryan Johansen had a goal and two assists as Nashville added a dominant performance to its taut 1-0 victory in Game 1 on Thursday night.

MacArthur tied the score 70 seconds later with the Senators on a power play. Sure, it was a blast by Phaneuf for his first career OT winning goal that kept the club from falling into a 2-0 hole in the series, but Alex Burrows did a tremendous job screening Rask in front.

Boston's defensive core is also dealing with injuries, and the team recalled defensemen Tommy Cross and Matt Grzelcyk from its AHL affiliate in Providence. Colin Miller skated in warmups but did not play. He did briefly play in the National Hockey League with two games coming early on in the year.

Coach Guy Boucher, has been tight-lipped about his lineup through the playoffs, told reporters at the Warrior Ice Den on Sunday after a team meeting that Borowiecki is day-to-day and his status will be determined Monday.

The first 10 minutes of the second period were pretty much the opposite of the first 10 minutes of the first period for Boston. During the same break, Patriots owner Robert and president Jonathan Kraft were on the big board.