For the second time this season, unlikely shootout participant P.J. Axelsson turned into unlikely shootout hero, as his goal in the fifth round of the shootout against Ottawa lifted the Boston Bruins over the Senators, 4-3, tonight at ScotiaBank Place.
The Bruins won the shootout, 1-0, with Tim Thomas making five saves against the Sens’ shooters.
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•The Bruins scored two power-play goals after failing to score with the man-advantage in their previous four games.
•Defenseman Dennis Wideman’s points streak ended at a career-high-tying seven games.
•Blake Wheeler’s goal ended a five-game drought, while Chuck Kobasew’s game-tying score ended a three-game goal-less stretch.