Bruins beat Jets 5-0 in preseason finale
SASKATOON, Saskatchewan (AP)
It was Boston's second victory over the Jets in as many nights, following a 3-2 win at Winnipeg.
The Bruins grabbed control with two goals in the first six minutes. Carl Soderberg opened the scoring, assisted by some slick passing from linemates Chris Kelly and Reilly Smith. Johnny Boychuk then beat Al Montoya on his glove side from inside the blue line.
Winnipeg failed to generate much of an attack, generating only four shots in the second period and three in the third.
Some 12,500 of the 15,190 seats at Saskatoon's Credit Union Centre were filled, with the crowd cheering overwhelmingly for Boston.
The Bruins looked potent on offense despite the loss of Jaromir Jagr, who joined the New Jersey Devils on a one-year contract during the offseason.