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Marchand scores in OT to give Bruins 3-2 win over Predators and Svedberg victory in NHL debut

Thursday, 01.02.2014 / 9:55 PM The Canadian Press

BOSTON - Brad Marchand scored 54 seconds into overtime, faking out a defender at the point and then wristing the puck into the net to give the Boston Bruins a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night.

Marchand's move past Predators forward Mike Fisher gave Bruins goalie Niklas Svedberg a victory in his NHL debut. Svedberg, who was called up from the AHL, stopped 33 shots.

Jarome Iginla and Johnny Boychuk also scored for Boston, which snapped a two-game losing streak.

Viktor Stalberg and Shea Weber scored for Nashville. Marek Mazanec made 22 saves for the Predators, who lost for the first time in three games.

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