Jake DeBrusk’s hat trick propels Bruins to 7-0 rout of Kings

Jake DeBrusk’s hat trick propels Bruins to 7-0 rout of Kings

Jake DeBrusk finished off a natural hat trick less than a minute into the second period and the visiting Boston Bruins extended their winning streak to five games with a 7-0 rout over the Los Angeles Kings on Monday.Erik Haula scored two goals, Patrice Bergeron had a goal with two assists, Taylor Hall added a goal and DeBrusk also notched an assist for Boston.Brad Marchand, David Pastrnak and Charlie McAvoy each had two assists as the Bruins improved to 3-0-0 to start a six-game road swing. Jeremy Swayman made 34 saves in his third shutout of the season.DeBrusk’s first career hat trick, in his 10th career multi-goal game, came in his first 5:25 of ice time. It gave the Bruins forward seven goals in his past five games and two multi-goal games in his past three contests.The Kings’ Jonathan Quick made 14 saves on 19 shots before he was pulled in the second period. Los Angeles saw its five-game winning streak end while losing by seven goals for the first time since Nov. 13, 2009, when it also fell 7-0 to the Atlanta Thrashers.The Bruins won by at least seven for the first time since an 8-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Nov. 26, 2019.DeBrusk gave Boston a 1-0 lead just 61 seconds into the game as his wrist shot from just inside the blue line handcuffed Quick and trickled into the goal.

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