Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NHL: Bruins' McAvoy Gets Winner on His Birthday

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NHL: Bruins' McAvoy Gets Winner on His Birthday

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Charlie McAvoy celebrated his 20th birthday by scoring the decisive goal in the shootout, Tuukka Rask made 37 saves and the host Boston Bruins beat the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 on Thursday night.

After Winnipeg's Nikolaj Ehlers' attempt in the fourth round of the shootout clanged off the post, McAvoy took the puck and meandered up the ice before firing his shot past Connor Hellebuyck.

Torey Krug scored his sixth goal of the season for Boston (18-10-5), which won its third straight and sixth of its last seven.

Rask earned a point for his team for the eighth straight game (7-0-1) as the Bruins beat the Jets for the fourth straight time.

Patrik Laine scored his team-leading 18th goal for the Jets. Hellebuyck had 32 saves.

Winnipeg (20-10-6) had its two-game winning streak snapped. …

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