Marchand Scores in OT to Lift Bruins Over Stars

The Stars are 3-1-1 on their six-game road trip

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Brad Marchand scored a power-play goal 4:29 into overtime to lift the Boston Bruins over the Dallas Stars 2-1 on Monday night.

David Pastrnak also scored on the man-advantage for Boston, which had lost two of three. Tuukka Rask made 24 saves.

Radek Faska had a short-handed goal for the Stars, who are 3-1-1 on a six-game trip. Former Bruins goaltender Anton Khudobin stopped 33 shots.

The teams were tied at 1 just over five minutes into the game.

In OT, the Bruins had a two-man power play after Jason Dickinson and Esa Lindell were whistled for minors 11 seconds apart. Marchand banked in a shot off the far post from the bottom of the right circle.

With the Red Sox World Series trophy in the house pregame, "Dirty Water" was played briefly over the sound system -- a song played after victories at Fenway Park.

Earlier in OT, Patrice Bergeron hit a post with just over two minutes to play before Rask made a glove save on Jamie Benn at the end of a 2-on-1 break on the ensuing rush.

Despite being outshot 9-8 in the second period, the Bruins hit a post, a crossbar, missed on an excellent chance on a 2-on-1 break and had a goal disallowed late in the period.

Noel Acciari hit the right post with a wrister from the right circle early in the period, Torey Krug hit a crossbar midway in and Anders Bjork had the goal waved off after he collected a rebound and tucked a backhander into the net. The puck was momentarily covered by Khudobin before squirting loose, causing one of the referees to blow his whistle, halting play.

Boston had another good chance early the third when Bergeron's wrist shot from the slot broke off Khudobin and slid just wide of the right post.

Trailing 1-0, Boston tied it when Bergeron set up Pastrnak's one-timer from the slot 5:11 into the opening period.

The Stars had jumped ahead 1-0 when Faska flipped a shot over Rask 3:51 into the game.

The Bruins honored local military members, veterans and their families as part of Military Appreciation Night. Nine players each purchased $2500 worth of tickets. ... Red Sox owner John Henry, President Sam Kennedy and pitcher Joe Kelly were on the ice before the game when the trio brought out the World Series trophy. Kelly was part of the ceremonial puck drop. ... The Bruins held Dallas to four shots on goal in the first, tying the fewest they've allowed in any period this season. ... Dallas D Roman Polak played his 700th NHL game.

Stars: At the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday.

Bruins: Host the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday in the second of a four-game homestand.

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