Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NHL: Toffoli Just Beats OT Buzzer; Kings Beat Bruins

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NHL: Toffoli Just Beats OT Buzzer; Kings Beat Bruins

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Tyler Toffoli scored off a faceoff his second goal of the game just before time expired in overtime to give the Los Angeles Kings a 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Saturday night.

Jonathan Quick made 29 saves for the Kings, who are off to their best start in franchise history at 9-1-1.

Brad Marchand scored for the Bruins and Tuukka Rask, playing his first game after missing the previous three with a concussion sustained in practice, stopped 28 shots.

With 0.9 seconds left and the puck dropped for a faceoff, Anze Kopitar won the draw back to Toffoli, who unloaded a shot from the top of the right circle, stunning the Bruins and the TD Garden Crowd that seemed ready for a shootout.

The clock had been reset by the referees from 0.4 to 0.9 before the faceoff. The Kings' celebration was delayed by a replay review, but they mobbed Toffoli after it counted. …

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