boston – The Boston Bruins’ 22-game home scoring streak ended with a 3-0 loss to the Seattle Kraken at TD Garden on Thursday.
Brandon TanevAnd Eli Tolvanen And Jaden Schwartz record f Martin Jones He made 27 saves for Seattle (25-12-4), who won seven straight games.
“I thought we did a really good job,” Jones said. “We blocked shots, caught sticks, cleared pucks. That was probably the biggest thing; we were really strong in front of our net tonight.”
Video: SEA @ BOS: Jones made 27 saves against Bruins
Linus Ullmark He made 28 tackles for Boston (32-5-4), which was blocked for the first time this season and finished with a 14-point streak (11-0-3). The Bruins were 19-0-3 at home. It was their first home league loss in 29 games (26-0-3, including Stanley Cup playoff games) since losing 3-2 to the Ottawa Senators on April 14 of last season.
“We weren’t a second behind, we were two seconds behind on everything,” said Boston coach Jim Montgomery. “We couldn’t see the plays that were going to be played all night. We’re not happy with the way we played.”
The Bruins were coming off a three-game West Coast road trip when they beat the opposition 16-5 and went 3-0.
“I think it took us a while to get to our game, even if it got there,” said the Boston defenseman Charlie McAvoy He said. “They came in and played well, but we didn’t do enough for 60 minutes.”
The Kraken won the first six of a seven-game trip that ended against the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday. They became the seventh team in NHL history to win each of their first six games or more from a road trip. The last one to do so was the San Jose Sharks from November 13-22, 2015.
Seattle 15-4-2 on the road.
“It was fun,” the Kraken frontman said Jordan Eberle He said. “It’s been a long road trip; it’s made it a lot easier when we’ve swept it so far. We’re a close-knit group, we have fun together, we win together, and I don’t think there’s really anyone in the dressing room who really cares about acknowledging. It’s just the mentality of the team.”
Tanev gave Seattle a 1-0 lead at 7:14 of the first period, scoring with a header from an acute angle after Daniel Sprung Screenshot of the right boards.
“I was hoping for the best,” said Tanev. “I know [Sprong is] The shooter is great, so you can stop yourself in front of the net and hope to deflect someone in, and I was lucky enough to have that happen.”
Video: SEA @ BOS: Tanev gives Kraken a 1-0 halftime lead
Tolvanen made it 2-0 at 19:21 of the second period with a wrist shot from the hole, volleying the ball under the crossbar.
“I don “t think so [Seattle] It surprised us, said Allmark. “They’re a good team, we know their record on the road too, and their play speaks for itself. I thought it was a good hockey game. It’s the game of inches. Sometimes you have it, sometimes you don’t.”
Schwartz scored an empty goal at 18:10 of the third period to make the final 3-0.
“It’s a tough place to win, of course,” said Kraken coach Dave Huxtol. “You haven’t always been able to do it here this year, so for our people, we should be proud of that. We did all the little things you have to do to win: score two goals at the right time, we had some good goals.”
Notes: Jones made back-to-back shutouts for the first time since October 10-13, 2015 with the Sharks, and became the first Seattle goaltender to do so. He made 21 saves in a 4-0 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Monday. …the Kraken hit their second seven-win streak of the season (November 17 – December 1). They are one of two expansion teams in NHL history with such a streak in their first two seasons. The Vegas Golden Knights have an eight-game winning streak in 2017-18 and a seven-game winning streak in 2018-19. … Bruins forward Jonah Kobanen He had one shot on goal and two hits, and was 5-for-7 on tackle in 8:50 of ice time in his NHL debut.