Bruins Vs. Senators: Tuukka Rask's Shutout Helps Boston Top Ottawa

Things are officially pretty exciting in Boston. Tuukka Rask made 33 saves on 33 Ottawa Senators shots last night as the Bruins won their sixth straight game -- all on the road -- by a score of 1-0. 

For most of this one, the Bruins looked like they didn't really give a damn. The lowly Senators outplayed and outhustled them, and as a result, Rask had to be brilliant. This save on a Jason Spezza breakaway in the second period proved to be huge.

Just a minute and a half into the third period, Nathan Horton broke the scoreless tie with a tap in rebound goal in the crease of Craig Anderson. Despite a pretty atrocious first 40 minutes by the Bruins, their goaltender kept them in the game, and give credit where it's due: when they needed to turn it on in the third period, they did. Horton's goal was only evidence of that.

With the win, the Bruins moved into a points tie with the second-place Tampa Bay Lightning, although the Bolts do hold one game in hand. The teams are ahead of Pittsburgh by one point and they trail Philadelphia by five. 

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