January 21, 2013

Bruins beat Winnipeg 2-1, stay undefeated

The Associated Press

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Winnipeg Jets' Mark Stuart (5) tries to block a shot on goal by Boston Bruins' Nathan Horton (18) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Boston tied it 1-all when Seguin stole Jokinen's clearing pass near Winnipeg's blue line, broke in on the right wing and fed a streaking Marchand. who redirected the puck past Pavelec from the low slot with just under 6 minutes left in the opening period.

The Bruins had a few excellent scoring chances late in the second. Defenseman Aaron Johnson hit the post with just over 4 minutes to play. The Bruins best opportunity came when Seguin collected the rebound of Bergeron's shot in the front of the net, shifted to his right and missed an open net with a little over 2 minutes to play.

The Jets, who had a pair of power play chances in the second, nearly regained the lead early in the second, but Jokinen hit the side of an open net while skating on a man advantage.

Rask made a glove save of Kyle Wellwood on a clean breakaway midway into the opening period.

NOTES: Bruins D Dennis Seidenberg missed the game with an undisclosed lower body injury. Julien said after the game that he could be back on the ice tomorrow. ... It was the first of three games between the teams this season, but the only one at TD Garden. ... The teams split their four meetings last season. ... Olympic Gold Medalist Aly Raisman dropped the ceremonial first puck. ... Boston D Boychuk played his 200th career game. ... Winnipeg is in Washington, D.C against the Capitals Tuesday. ... Boston is off until Wednesday night's rematch against the New York Rangers.

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