DALLAS (AP) — Brad Marchand’s goal in the second period ended Boston’s drought on the power play, and got the Bruins going on a big scoring night.
Marchand scored twice and added an assist to help Bruins rally for a 7-3 victory over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night.
Most important was his power-play goal with 6:36 remaining in the second after Dallas had built a 3-1 lead. The Bruins had failed on their previous 21 man-advantage chances, and then got two more power-play scores — by Dave Krejci and Matt Beleskey — in the third period.
“It was big for the team that the power play was able to come up big tonight and help us get this win,” Marchand said.
Marchand’s score also started a string of six unanswered goals for Boston.
“We were getting a lot of looks on a lot of our power plays but the pucks weren’t going in,” Bruins coach Claude Julien said. “Tonight we were able to capitalize. Our guys did a great job in…