The Bruins killed off one penalty in the first overtime, but they couldn't kill off a second in the second OT. With Patrice Bergeron in the box for a trip committed on the forecheck, Matt Duchene buried a rebound after Tuukka Rask had stopped Artemi Panarin's one-time bid to give the Blue Jackets a 3-2 win and even the series at 1-1.
The Blue Jackets went to the power play after a McAvoy high stick with 9:12 left in the first overtime, but the Bruins stepped up with a huge penalty kill. Sean Kuraly made a nice play early in the kill to force an offensive-zone faceoff, then Zdeno Chara and Noel Acciari killed valuable time holding the puck in the corner to Rask's left.
Late in the first overtime, it was Bobrovsky's turn to make a highlight-reel save. Danton Heinen made a great pass to set up Patrice Bergeron for a one-timer in the slot, but Bobrovsky made an incredible save to keep the game tied.
The Blue Jackets had another great chance early in the second overtime when Jake DeBrusk couldn't handle a cross-ice pass and inadvertently sent Boone Jenner in alone, but once again Rask was there to bail out a teammate.
Rask could only do so much though, and Duchene's power-play winner spoiled his 38-save effort.
The series now shifts to Columbus for Game 3 on Tuesday, as the Bruins get a much-needed two-day break.
Those two turnovers were the standouts of an all-around ugly second period from the Bruins, as they once again failed to create offense aside from the goal, finishing the period with just seven shots on goal to bring their two-period total to a meager 13.
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