Sport Patrice Bergeron scores four as Boston Bruins crush Carolina Hurricanes

10:06  07 january  2018
10:06  07 january  2018 Source:   pressassociation.com

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It didn’t take long for the Boston Bruins to take control of Saturday’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes at TD Garden. The Bruins scored five goals in the first 15 minutes, led by Patrice Bergeron ’s two goals and one assist.

6: Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron scored four goals in a 7-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes . Bob DeChiara, USA TODAY Sports.

Boston Bruins centre Patrice Bergeron is congratulated by team-mates David Pastrnak and Brad Marchand after scoring his third goal (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm): Hurricanes Bruins Hockey © AP/PA photowire service Hurricanes Bruins Hockey

Patrice Bergeron scored four goals to power the Boston Bruins to a 7-1 win against the Carolina Hurricanes.

His third goal marked the second hat-trick of his NHL career, while his final one made him the 16th Bruins player on record to net four goals in a game.

Riley Nash, David Pastrnak and Jake DeBrusk scored the other three goals for their third straight victory.

There were also seven goals for the Colorado Avalanche, who surged to their fifth consecutive win by beating the Minnesota Wild.

The game finished 7-3, with Carl Soderberg scoring two powerplay goals for the Avalanche.

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Patrice Bergeron scored four goals for the first time in his legendary career with the Bruins and the Perfection Line (Marchand, Bergeron and Pastrnak) combined for five goals, 12 goals and a plus-11 in a 7-1 thrashing over the Hurricanes at TD Garden.

Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (37) adjusts his helmet as personnel clear hats from the ice after Bergeron scored his third goal of the night, during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday, Jan.

Nathan MacKinnon and Mikko Rantanen each had a goal and two assists, while goaltender Jonathan Bernier made 34 saves.

The New York Rangers defeated the Arizona Coyotes 2-1 in a shootout - the ninth straight time the Rangers have beaten the Coyotes.

Mika Zibanejad scored the only goal in the shootout.

The Toronto Maple Leafs also claimed victory in a shootout, winning 3-2 against the Vancouver Canucks, while the Calgary Flames won 3-2 against the Anaheim Ducks thanks to a goal from Dougie Hamilton with just 16 seconds remaining in regulation.

The Ottawa Senators scored three consecutive goals in the third period to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-3 and Austin Watson scored two goals for the Nashville Predators in a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings.

Elsewhere, the Philadelphia Flyers ended the St Louis Blues' three-game winning streak in a game which ended 6-3 and the Dallas Stars defeated the Edmonton Oilers 5-1.

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