In what was a very promising start from the Red Wings as they invaded the TD Garden to face off against the Boston Bruins in the first game of their weekend series. Moritz Seider’s early penalty was quickly nullified by Andrew Copp’s short-handed goal, followed shortly by Alex Chiasson’s power-play goal to put the Wings up 2-0. However, the Wings were unable to maintain their early lead. After the first intermission as the Bruins gained momentum and scoring two consecutive goals to tie the game. This set the stage for a tense and nail-biting third period, . Despite a strong outing by Magnus Hellberg in net for Detroit, Boston’s Garnet Hathaway squeezed a rebound past Hellberg late in third period securing their comeback victory for the Bruins.
The Red Wings and the Bruins will face off once again at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit tomorrow at 1:30 PM ET.
Rematch tomorrow at home. pic.twitter.com/x6fCQZhrdB
— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) March 11, 2023
New Bruin, Same Bertuzzi
Today was a highly anticipated day for Red Wings fans as they watched Tyler Bertuzzi, a beloved former player. Face off against his old team and even go head-to-head against his best friend, Dylan Larkin. While it may have been a bittersweet moment for some to see Bertuzzi in an opposing jersey, he proved that he fit in seamlessly with his new team. Bertuzzi was promoted to Boston’s top line for the day. Playing alongside David Krejci and David Pastrnak. Bruins Head Coach Jim Montgomery praised Bertuzzi’s gritty playing style. Highlighting how he chases pucks and battles down low, which is something that the line was lacking. Montgomery hoped that Bertuzzi’s extra boost of physicality would add to the already dangerous line. Meanwhile, Bertuzzi did not disappoint, delivering an impressive performance on the ice.
Still not loving Tyler Bertuzzi in an opponent’s jersey if I’m being honest
— Daniella Bruce (@daniellabruce_) March 11, 2023
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