Hamilton OT winner lifts Bruins past Jets

Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) – Dougie Hamilton’s wrister 3:39 into overtime
gave the Boston Bruins a 2-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets.

Tuukka Rask made 35 saves for the Bruins, who snapped a brief two-game losing

Hamilton also assisted on Milan Lucic’s fifth goal of the season early in the
third period. Carl Soderberg recorded an assist on both markers.

Dustin Byfuglien scored for Winnipeg, which got 36 saves from Michael

Late in OT, the Bruins skated in on a 3-on-2 rush with Soderberg leading the
charge. He slid a pass to Hamilton trailing the play, and the former first
round pick beat Hutchinson high.

Earlier, the Jets took a 1-0 lead with a power-play goal at 16:24 of the
first. After Byfuglien’s initial shot from the left circle was denied by Rask,
Evander Kane came up with the loose puck and fed him near the blue line.
Byfuglien benefited from a screen in front and slid a wrister past Rask.

Lucic tied it early in the third when his give-and-go with Soderberg resulted
in a tip-in past Hutchinson.

Game Notes

Boston went 0-for-3 on the power play … The Jets return home to host
Edmonton next Wednesday after picking up five points on a three-game road trip
… The two teams meet again in Winnipeg on Dec. 19.