The Bruins tried to get some momentum going in the second period, and it seems appropriate that their one goal of the game so far came from components of the "energy line."
Just 4:05 in the second and the Bruins found themselves back in the game with a goal from Daniel Paille. Nathan Horton picked off the puck from Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard as he tried to clear it from behind the net. Horton passed to Paille who was out front, brought Howard down and slipped it through to tie up the game 1-1.
However, just 35 seconds later, the next shift in, Pavel Datsyuk scored his fourth goal in five games and sixth of the season to put the Red Wings back on top. Todd Bertuzzi added the helper to that goal and that was the last time the Bruins held the lead.
Once again the Bruins had some opportunities in the period and are still outshooting Detroit 23-20.
Penalties plagued both teams this period, and at one point they were playing 4-on-3 with two hooking calls and a slashing penalty.
The Bruins are 2-5-0 this season when trailing after the second period. Detroit on the otherhand is 9-0-1 when leading after two frames.