CALGARY, Alberta (AP) – David Backes gives Bruins relief when he returns to the ice. Then we gave them a lift a few minutes later.
Both transition back to the medical room, Backes scored goals to help lead Boston to Calgary to end the 10-game winning streak with a 5-2 win Wednesday.
“It can be scary at the time but you go back to training the staff and they rub and kiss and make it better and you can get back to the game,” said Backes no way hurt his knee when he tied Flames defender Mark Giordano and accumulate Sliding in the corners.
Backes back seven minutes of the second half. At 11:03, he took a pass from David Krejci was shot 3-on-2 and wrist gloves whipped over Chad Johnson.
“It’s less than necessary to keep him out,” said Bruins interim coach Bruce Cassidy. “He has some kind of treatment between the periods and told us we would try it and it worked well for us.
“He made a great goal and played some important changes for us in the final stretch.”
Cassidy improved to 12-3-0 since replacing Claude Julien was fired.
David Pastrnak Boston scored twice, including an empty refrigerator, up 30 goals this season. The 20-year-old Czech said, playing with the likes of Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand and Krejci certainly help.
“It’s just nice and easy for me to play with the players,” Pastrnak said.
Goal 36 of Marchand’s leading NHL and Matt Beleskey also scored the Bruins. Fourth consecutive win moved them three points clear of second place in the Atlantic Division in Ottawa.
Marchand has 26 goals in 29 games. He is also affiliated with Patrick Kane of Chicago and Edmonton Connor McDavid lead the championship 76 points.
Alex Chiasson and Dougie Hamilton did in Calgary. Third Division Pacific, is the point of Flames Edmonton Oilers, who have one game less.
“It’s a great plan. We need to get together, do not let it drop too much,” said Giordano, Captain Calgary.
Flames are the hottest team in the NHL that has since 1.3.14 All-Star breakout, and trainer Glen Gulutzan said his players have to get accustomed to waking up to the opposition they face.
“You will not get a” B “game, you will get the” A “game and we have ‘A’ game in Boston,” said Gulutzan. “I give them credit. They were just better than us.”
One of the best players in Calgary that holds the franchise record for consecutive wins is goalkeeper Brian Elliott. He has nine wins during that period was 1.74 and the average redpower and 0.943 paint.
However, Elliott has the flu Wednesday and was told to stay at home. Johnson got his start, on the other hand, Jon Gillies remembered Stockton AHL back up.
Elliott’s absence was felt, Johnson was unstable in the first two goals.
“I do not feel very good, to be honest.It’s difficult.What stands out, goals hardly strange,” said Johnson, who played for the last time on February 24 “I did not play much, and when you get there, you want Be the guy you love (line) again. ”
Anton Khudobin finished 21 his fourth straight save the results and also to win his record is 5-5-1.
Johnson made 27 stops dropping 18-14-1.
NOTES: Boston satisfied C Ryan Spooner (concussion) after losing three games. … Calgary C Matt Stajan is to help give 400 career points. … D flames Michael Stone (upper body) has lost three games, but closer to a comeback. He is a regular participant on Wednesday morning’s skateboard. … Beleskey aims overloaded flames with his first two-goal draw since 13 February