Pastrnak gets hat trick, Bruins top Flyers in NHL Outdoors at Lake Tahoe

David Pastrnak scored his initial objective in the sunshine as well as his 3rd under the dark skies, finishing a hat trick for the Boston Bruins in a 7-3 win versus the Philadelphia Flyers in the Honda NHL Outdoors Sunday in Stateline, Nevada.

“It was beautiful,” Pastrnak stated of the possibility to playat Edgewood Tahoe Resort “Personally, that we played in both conditions with the sun and the dark, I think that was really great. The dark is beautiful too. You get to play outside. Overall, it was an unbelievable experience.”

Trent Frederic scored his initial NHL objective throughout a four-goal 2nd duration for the Bruins (11-3-2), that are 5-0-0 versus the Flyers this period. Brad Marchand, Connor Clifton, Craig Smith as well as John Moore each had 2 aids, as well as Tuukka Rask made 16 conserves.

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“It was really special,” Moore stated. “It’s a tough year without fans, but you can’t say enough about this event. I’ve been fortunate to play in a couple of outdoor games, and this one just blows them all out of the water. You wish your family can be a part of it, but we really tried to embrace it and have fun as a group. Obviously winning helps. It was a great memory.”

James van Riemsdyk had an objective as well as 2 aids, as well as Sean Couturier as well as Joel Farabee racked up for the Flyers (8-4-3). Carter Hart permitted 6 objectives on 23 shots prior to Brian Elliott changed him for the 3rd duration. Elliott made 11 conserves.

“They were on top of us and we weren’t too responsible defensively,” Couturier stated. “They are a good team and they make you pay when they get chances. We knew we needed to bring our ‘A’ game all night and be on top of their guys and we had a little let down in the second and gave up four goals. It’s tough to win a game when you give up four goals in a period.”

Video: [email protected]: Pastrnak ratings objective off thrill 34 secs in

Pastrnak is the 2nd gamer to rack up a hat trick in an NHL outside video game; onward Tyler Toffoli racked up 3 objectives with the Los Angeles Kings versus the Colorado Avalanche in the NHL Stadium Series video game at Air Force Academy onFeb 15, 2020.

He racked up 34 secs right into the video game on a 2-on-1 with Marchand to provide the Bruins a 1-0 lead. They were going straight right into the sunlight.

“It was really challenging, but it was really funny,” Pastrnak stated. “[Marchand] told me that he couldn’t even see the net, so he was like, ‘I was passing the whole time because I couldn’t even see where the net is.’ … It’s always a good start to the game when you score first shift.”

Video: [email protected]: Pastrnak snipes 2nd 46 secs right into second

Pastrnak scored his secondly of the video game 46 secs right into the 2nd duration to provide the Bruins a 3-2 lead as well as finished the hat trick at 17:04 of the 3rd for the 7-3 last.

He led the Bruins with a plus-4 score.

“‘Pasta’ brought it today,” Boston trainer Bruce Cassidy stated. “There’s a trickle-down effect. Good for our guys. We needed it.”

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Charlie Coyle provided the Bruins a 4-2 lead at 16:14 of the 2nd duration, the initial of 3 objectives in 1:39.

Frederic, playing his 33rd NHL video game, whipped a shot over Hart’s handwear cover to make it 5-2 at 16:47.

“It was kind of a pinch-yourself moment,” Frederic stated. “It was a little different, obviously, being outdoors, no fans. You don’t exactly get the loud noise, so it took me a little bit to realize how real it was. It was cool.”

Video: [email protected]: Frederic ratings initial objective 33 secs later on

Nick Ritchie racked up a power-play objective to provide Boston a 6-2 lead at 17:53 of the 2nd duration.

Van Riemsdyk racked up a power-play objective at 12:45 of the 3rd to make it 6-3.

“A couple of shifts got away from us,” Flyers trainer Alain Vigneault stated. “I really liked the way we came out and played hard and then competed and played smart that first period. But in the second period a couple of shifts got away from us, and they’re such a strong team that they could capitalize on their opportunities and they did so.”

Philadelphia linked it 1-1 on Farabee’s objective at 6:41 of the initial duration, after that took a 2-1 lead when Couturier racked up at 14:48.

But Charlie McAvoy linked it 2-2 on a one-timer from the top of the appropriate circle at 15:27 of the initial.

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The Bruins outshot the Flyers 27-8 over the last 2 durations, consisting of 15-3 in the 2nd.

“We kept playing the right way,” Cassidy stated. “We didn’t just open the floodgates and say, ‘Let’s trade chances and see who can win 6-5.’ We extended the lead the right way.”

NOTES: It was Pastrnak’s 10th NHL hat trick as well as 2nd versus the Flyers this period; he additionally racked up 3 objectives in a 4-3 overtime winFeb 3. … Bruins defenseman Jeremy Lauzon suffered an upper-body injury on the initial change of the video game. Cassidy really did not have an upgrade. … Frederic ended up being the 3rd gamer to score his initial NHL objective in an exterior video game. The various other 2 did so with the Flyers (defenseman Danny Syvret in the 2010 NHL Winter Classic at Fenway Park, as well as facility Brayden Schenn in the 2012 NHL Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park). … Boston is 3-1-0 in outside video games; Philadelphia is 1-4-0.

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