BOSTON Tuukka Rask bailed out the Boston Bruins by matching a private finest. Rask built 27 will save and tied a career substantial with his seventh shutout in the time, lifting the Bruins in exce s of the Dallas Stars 2-0 on Thursday night time. “It wasn’t our cleanest recreation but individuals things transpire,” Rask stated. “Other groups driving us are breathing down our necks, so we have now to maintain plugging absent and succe sful.” Boston received its third straight and stayed 3 points in advance of Tampa Bay for the 2nd Eastern Convention wild card with one activity in hand. The Bruins path Toronto by a degree for 3rd spot from the Atlantic Division and so are a few factors back of Ottawa for 2nd put. “We just weren’t sharp, but if you can find a way to get if you aren’t sharp, that is a superb thing,” Bruins coach Bruce Ca sidy said. Rask has won two straight considering the fact that struggling for just a stretch. He experienced authorized eighteen aims in the course of a four-game dropping streak. Brad Marchand gave Boston a 1-0 direct when he jammed a shot past goalie Antti Niemi at fifteen:14 of the initially period of time. Niemi experienced 22 saves and it is winle s in his last 5 appearances. “A few of problems,” Niemi said. “We experienced an opportunity to rating, but Rask performed terrific once yet again.” Torey Krug included an insurance policies intention early inside the next period of time when he converted a great feed from David Pastrnak. Marchand additional an guide and moved into 3rd place while in the scoring race, pa sing Washington’s Nicklas Backstrom and Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby. Dallas experienced its greatest opportunity at eleven:08 with the third period when Boston’s Kevan Miller bought a double-minor for high-sticking Curtis McKenzie. “We po sibly had the better top quality po sibilities they usually had a couple of huge turnovers that ended up within the proper guy’s adhere,” Stars mentor Lindy Ruff stated. “We’ve experienced some terrible luck scoring and haven’t scored more than enough so I do think which is the biggest problem .” Dallas has three targets in its last 3 games and it has two or le s plans in 6 of its earlier 7. NOTES: David Krejci played in his 700th match with the Bruins. Previous Bruin Tyler Seguin played in his three hundredth activity to the Stars and it has two ambitions over the final ten games. Boston F Frank Vatrano mi sed the game with the upper-body harm. McKenzie bled profusely and was helped off the ice. UP Up coming Stars: Journey to Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday. Bruins: Host the Florida Panthers on Saturday.