Danton Heinen of Langley, British Columbia registered a multi-point game for the first time in his National Hockey League playoff career on Sunday as the Boston Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 6-2 in game two of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs from the Toronto Dominion Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. With the win, the Bruins have a two games to zero lead in the best out of seven series.
Heinen had one goal and one assist for two points in the Bruins’ four goal win. He registered an assist on the Bruins’ game winning goal by Connor Clifton at 3:46 of the second period, which put the Bruins up 3-0 at the time. Marcus Johansson had the other assist. Heinen then scored the Bruins’s sixth goal of the hockey game from Canadian Olympic gold medalist Patrice Bergeron of L’Ancienne-Lorette, Quebec at 4:32 of the third period. Charlie Coyle had the other assist as the Bruins went up 6-0 at the time. Bergeron won a gold medal for Canada in men’s hockey at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver and the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.
Heinen was one of two Canadians to score for the Bruins on Sunday. Jake DeBrusk of Edmonton, Alberta scored at 18:32 of the first period on the power play from David Pastrnak and Torey Krug, which put the Bruins up 2-0.