Derek Forbort Becomes Attacking Superhero, Powers Bruins to Win Against Flyers
PHILADELPHIA, PA – NOVEMBER 20: Derek Forbort #28 of the Boston Bruins celebrates his goal with Erik Haula #56 against Oskar Lindblom #23 of the Philadelphia Flyers during the second stage at Wells Fargo Center on November 20, 2021 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff / Getty Images)
Yet another unnecessary and extended vacation didn’t break the Bruins’ advance on Saturday night in Philadelphia.
In fact, halftime only allowed the Bruins to successfully adjust to a defensive shake-up and use offensive weapon Derek Forbort to score twice in a 5-2 win over the Flyers.
Leading 1-0 through 20 minutes of the game, 6-foot-4 Forbort used the opening 30 seconds of midfield to score his third goal of the season to double Black and Yellow’s advantage first. Martin Jones of the Flyers. And while the Flyers would counterattack with a pair of Derick Brassard goals (including one less than a minute after Forbort’s goal), it was Forbort who re-established Boston’s advantage with his second. it in the evening.
The two-goal effort was Forbort’s first game to score two goals in his career, and earned him four goals in 14 games against the Bruins. In case you’re wondering, Forbort comes to Boston with eight goals in 331 career games between the Kings, Flames and Jets. The man is simply a machine and will try to join the discussion Rocket Richard Trophy.
And Boston wasted no time extending their lead into the third period, with Craig Smith’s first goal of the season and David Pastrnak’s four-of-four goal (and with some help). from patient Jakub Zboril on the feed) to bring back for point B next to three goals.
Linus Ullmark scored against the Bruins and finished with 29 saves for his fourth win of the season. Ullmark’s best save of the evening certainly came early, too, as the 6-foot-4 Ullmark rejected a brief breakaway offer from Claude Giroux.
The Bruins will return home for Sunday night’s encounter with the Calgary Flames.
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