PHILADELPHIA — Brad Marchand and Sean Kuraly scored 27 seconds apart in the third period for the Boston Bruins in a 2-1 win against the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center on Friday.
Tuukka Rask made 23 saves for Boston (8-1-2), which is on an eight-game point streak (7-0-1).
James van Riemsdyk scored for Philadelphia (7-3-2). Brian Elliott made 21 saves.
The Bruins are 4-0-0 against the Flyers, including a 4-3 overtime win here Wednesday after trailing 3-1 in the third.
Kuraly put the Bruins ahead 2-1 at 12:28 with a shot from the left side off the rush that went in off the far post.
Marchand tied the game 1-1 at 12:01. Elliott stopped Charlie McAvoy‘s shot from the point, but Marchand dove into traffic in front of the net and poked in the puck.
The goal extended Marchand’s point streak to eight games (six goals, six assists).
Van Riemsdyk scored a power-play goal 27 seconds into the third period to give the Flyers a 1-0 lead when he redirected a shot by defenseman Erik Gustafsson.
The goal extended van Riemsdyk’s point streak to six games (three goals, eight assists).
Joel Farabee had the Flyers’ first penalty shot of the season at 16:25 of the second period after he was hooked by Jakub Zboril on a breakaway. The Philadelphia forward tried to beat Rask between his pads, but the Boston goalie made a stick save.