Joakim Nordstrom scored 1:57 into overtime and the Boston Bruins beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Friday night.

Jake DeBrusk also scored and Jaroslav Halak made 36 saves for the Bruins.

Evgeni Malkin scored the only goal for Pittsburgh, which was trying to win back-to-back games for the first time in nearly a month.

Boston Bruins' David Backes (42) checks Pittsburgh Penguins' Brian Dumoulin (8) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Boston Bruins’ David Backes (42) checks Pittsburgh Penguins’ Brian Dumoulin (8) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Tristan Jarry had 35 saves for the Penguins, getting his first start of the season one day after being recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL after the Penguins placed Matt Murray on injured reserve Thursday.

Jarry played well, but had no chance on the game-winner when Nordstrom tipped a pass from Torey Krug into the net to end it. David Pastrnak also had an assist on the overtime goal.

Malkin put the Penguins up 1-0 on a power-play goal 6:09 into the second as Boston’s David Krejci sat out a tripping minor. Kris Letang and Phil Kessel assisted on the goal for Malkin, who has a point in six straight games.

The Boston Bruins and the Pittsburgh Penguins stand on the ice during a tribute to cancer patients and survivors before an NHL hockey game in Boston, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
The Boston Bruins and the Pittsburgh Penguins stand on the ice during a tribute to cancer patients and survivors before an NHL hockey game in Boston, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

DeBrusk tied it for Boston on a slap shot with 6:20 left in the second on a give-and-go with David Krejci. Kevan Miller also assisted.

The Bruins thought they had another goal with 2:35 left in the second, when David Backes raised his arms after trying to squeeze the puck between Jarry and the post, but the referee signaled no-goal. The call was upheld after a lengthy review, drawing the ire of Boston fans who booed the officials a second time when they skated out for the third period.

Pittsburgh got a late power play when Pastrnak was called for delay of game with 9:19 left in the third after flipping the puck over the glass in the Boston zone. Halak gloved a backhand by Crosby with 8:37 on Pittsburgh’s best chance before Pastrnak returned.

Boston Bruins' Brad Marchand (63) makes a move past Pittsburgh Penguins' Tanner Pearson (14) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Boston Bruins’ Brad Marchand (63) makes a move past Pittsburgh Penguins’ Tanner Pearson (14) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

NOTES: Kessel has a point in seven straight games. . Friday was the Penguins’ only visit to Boston this season. . The Bruins were without captain D Zdeno Chara (lower body) and alternate captain C Patrice Bergeron (rib). . The Penguins placed Murray on injured reserve Thursday with a lower-body injury. . The Penguins, who beat Dallas 5-1 on Wednesday, last won consecutive games during a four-game winning streak Oct. 18-27.

UP NEXT:

Penguins: Host Columbus on Saturday night.

Pittsburgh Penguins' Patric Hornqvist (72) battles Boston Bruins' Brad Marchand (63) and Matt Grzelcyk (48) for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Pittsburgh Penguins’ Patric Hornqvist (72) battles Boston Bruins’ Brad Marchand (63) and Matt Grzelcyk (48) for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Bruins: Visit the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night.

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Source: The Associated Press