Film Session: Breaking Down Charlie Coyle's Game 1 Overtime Goal

By Dan Dukart on April 25, 2019 at 11:53 pm
Charlie Coyle scores the game winning goal in OT of Game 1

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Charlie Coyle scored his second goal of the game at the 5:15 mark of the first overtime, as the Blue Jackets dropped Game 1 in a 3-2 OT loss to the Boston Bruins.

We broke down the goal, both from the Bruins standpoint as well as from the side of Zach Werenski and the Blue Jackets, to illustrate exactly what went wrong.

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It's worth noting that Werenski played a game-high 29:06. The mishap was not a great look from the young defenseman, who, along with the rest of the defense corps, will need to raise their level of play in Game 2, Saturday night at TD Garden.

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