Marchand has two goals, assist in Bruins win against Golden Knights

Ruben Hill
October 9, 2019

Tuukka Rask (40) keeps the puck out of the net as Vegas Golden Knights center William Karlsson (71) looks to score with defenseman Zdeno Chara defending during the second period at T-Mobile Arena.

"He either had a little bit of a muscle pull or a little bit of dehydration or maybe a little of both", Cassidy said after the win, which gives the B's their best start to a year since 2001. Boston cooled down Vegas and took control of the game midway through the period.

Vegas (2-1-0) loses their first game of the 2019-2020 regular season 4-2 to the now 3-0-0 Bruins. Boston deserved to win the game, but Vegas was right there.

The goaltender briefly stayed down on the ice, was slow getting up and had to be helped off the ice.

Mark Stone and Max Pacioretty each had a goal and an assist for the Golden Knights, and Marc-Andre Fleury made 31 saves. Brad Marchand scored his second goal of the game:33 seconds into the 2nd period. Vegas also held a 2.26-1.99 edge in expected goals for. Chara and San Jose's Joe Thornton, 40, are the two oldest active National Hockey League players. The Golden Knights were one of three teams entering Tuesday that had yet to allow a power-play goal, along with Carolina and the Rangers.

Bruins: At the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday.

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