Of course we couldn't go the entire game without mentioning Tyler Seguin and goal in the same sentence. But first it was Brad Marchand that gave the B's the lead 3:50 in the second period. A hooking call against Jeff Petry put Boston up a man, and Marchand's stick connected with a Joe Corvo shot from the blueline and deflected it past a baffled Dubnyk.
For the fourth straight game, the Bruins have scored a goal on the power play--a striking difference from that beginning of the season where they couldn't buy a power play goal.
Marchand had gone nine games prior to that goal without netting one. Seguin earned the assist on it and proceeded to earn a goal of his own 2:34 seconds later. Three different deflections and finally Seguin nudged it in for his ninth goal of the season. With that goal, Seguin extended his point streak to five games.
The Oilers did manage to put five more shots on net, but the period was more determined by penalties. Only three penalties were called the entire period, and two of them were against the Oilers. Shawn Thornton earned his first minor penalty of the year for hooking. Prior to that, the Bruins enforcer had only been sent to the box for fighting majors.
The Bruins are outshooting the Oilers 22-17 going into the third period, and Edmonton is 2-1-0 when trailing after two periods. Bruins on the other hand are 5-0-0 when leading after two.