Tonight, the Boston Bruins and the Carolina Hurricanes played Game 4 of their series. In Game 1, the Bruins won the game 4-3 in double overtime. Game 2, The Hurricanes got the victory by a score of 3-2. In Game 3, the Bruins would bounce back by winning 3-1.
Here is how the two teams would line up in Game 4:
In the first period, the Hurricanes would score the first goal. It would come just before the halfway point of the period. Their captain, Justin Williams setting the tones and notching his first goal of these playoffs. Assists on the play came from Jake Gardiner, and Vincent Trocheck. The Hurricanes would hang on to a 1-0 lead heading into the intermission.
In the second period, the Hurricanes would double their lead. Again, it would take about half the period to make it happen, but the goal would be scored by Jordan Martinook. It would be his second goal of the playoffs, assist on the play came from Sebastian Aho. The Hurricanes would hang on, and secure a 2-0 lead heading into the third period.
In the wild, third period, the Bruins would get on the board and cut the lead in half. It came just before the halfway point of the period, the goal coming from Jake DeBrusk. It would be his second goal of the playoffs. Assists on the play came from Ondrej Kase and Connor Clifton.
Three minutes later, the Bruins would tie up the game. The tying goal came from Connor Clifton, his second point of the game. Assists came from Joakim Nordstrom and Chris Wagner. A minute later, the goal that would give the Bruins the lead came from Brad Marchand, his third of the playoffs. Assist on the play coming from Torey Krug. Three minutes later, Jake DeBrusk would net his second goal of the game. Assists on the play coming from Ondrej Kase, his second point of the game, and David Krejci. DeBrusk’s second goal would give the Bruins a 4-2 lead with about 5 minutes left.
With about a minute and a half left, Carolina would get one back to pull within one. The goal coming from Teuvo Teravainen. Assist on the play came from Brady Skjei and Dougie Hamilton.
However, that would be the closest the Hurricanes would come in their comeback bid. The Bruins would hold on to secure the 4-3 victory and take a commanding series lead.
Here is how the numbers looked:
Game 5 of the series will take place on Wednesday at 4p.
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