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Kelly scores in overtime, Chara has 2 goals to lead Bruins to 3-2 win over Capitals

Monday, 09.23.2013 / 9:55 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Kelly scores in overtime, Chara has 2 goals to lead Bruins to 3-2 win over Capitals

BOSTON - Centre Chris Kelly scored 3:39 into overtime and defenceman Zdeno Chara scored two goals to lead the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals in a preseason game Monday night.

Kelly scored on a rebound of a shot from the left point by defenceman Matt Bartkowski.

The Bruins outshot the Capitals 38-14. Goaltender Tuukka Rask made 12 saves, while Braden Holtby stopped 35 shots for Washington.

Connor Carrick scored 11:16 into the second period to give the Capitals a 1-0 lead on their second shot of the night.

Chara scored the game's next two goals, at 18:22 of the second period and 22 seconds into the third period on a 5-on-3 power play. Martin Erat tied the game for Washington at 6:38 of the third period.

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