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Video: Bergeron ends Bruins’ power-play drought

Bergeron PPG

As thoroughly as Boston bested the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference finals, the Bruins weren’t able to score a single power-play goal against them. They only needed 18 seconds of ice time with the man advantage to end that slump tonight.

Forward Patrice Bergeron fired a rocket shot to give the Boston Bruins a 3-1 lead over Chicago -- although the Blackhawks have since bounced back.

You can watch his work below:

To be clear, scoring a power-play goal against the Chicago Blackhawks is no small task. This is just the fourth goal that Chicago has conceded in the playoffs while shorthanded. That being said, it helped Boston that forward Michael Frolik -- who is one of Chicago’s top penalty killers -- was the one in the sin bin.