Thursday, December 8, 2016

Capitals beat Bruins in overtime 4-3


Boston Bruins @ Washington Capitals game recap video, on December 7, 2016.
Last night, the Bruins fell behind three goals to the Capitals but managed to tie it up in the third period and force overtime. The Capitals would score in overtime to win the game over the Bruins 4-3.

Quick game summary
In the first period, only 23 seconds into the game, Capitals Justin Williams scored, giving the Capitals a 1-0 lead. Later, Capitals Justin Williams scored again, giving the Capitals a 2-0 lead.

In the second period, Capitals Daniel Winnik scored, giving the Capitals a 3-0 lead. Later, Bruins Dominic Moore scored his 7th goal of the season, making the score 3-1. Bruins rookie Anton Blidh recorded an assist on Moore's goal, which was his 1st NHL career point. Later, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 16th goal of the season, getting the Bruins closer at 3-2.

In the third period, Bruins Colin Miller scored his 2nd goal of the season, a power-play goal, tying the game 3-3.

In overtime, Capitals Nicklas Backstrom scored the game-winning goal, giving the Capitals a 4-3 overtime win.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 16 saves on 20 shots. Rask is now 14-4-0-2 with a 1.79 GAA and a .933 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game with a 55% faceoff percentage, shots 34-20 and hits 25-24. The Capitals led the game in blocked shots 21-7. The Bruins went 1-for-3 on the power-play while the Capitals went 0-for-2.

Torey Krug led the Bruins with 4 shots. David Backes led the Bruins with 2 blocked shots.

Matt Beleskey and Joe Morrow were scratched for the Bruins.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 15-10-2 with 32 points this season and are in 3rd place in the Atlantic division. The Bruins are now 5-3-2 in their last 10 games and their road record is now 8-5-2 this season. The next game for the Bruins is tonight (Thursday), when they host the Colorado Avalanche, at 7pm ET.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Bruins players play NHL 17

Looking for a Christmas gift for a Bruins fan that plays hockey video games? Well NHL 17 could be that perfect gift this holiday season. In the below EA Sports video, Bruins players Joe Morrow, Torey Krug, Kevan Miller and Noel Acciari faceoff in a NHL 17 game. Below the video are Amazon.com links to buy NHL 17.


Buy NHL 17 on Amazon.com for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One below.

Hot Pastrnak leads Bruins to overtime win over Panthers


Florida Panthers @ Boston Bruins game recap video, on December 5, 2016.
Last night, Bruins David Pastrnak was the hero for the Bruins as he scored two goals, including the overtime game-winning goal against the Panthers.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Tim Schaller scored his 4th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead.

In the second period, Panthers Jaromir Jagr scored, tying the game 1-1. Later, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 14th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 2-1 lead.

In the third period, Panthers Aleksander Barkov scored, tying the game 2-2. Later, Bruins David Backes scored his 7th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 3-2 lead. Later, Panthers Jason Demers scored, tying the game 3-3.

In overtime, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 15th goal of the season, winning the game 4-3 for the Bruins.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 27 saves on 30 shots. Rask is now 14-4-0-1 with a 1.68 GAA and a .939 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game with a 61% faceoff percentage, shots 36-30 and blocked shots 14-13. The Panthers led the game in hits 31-19. Both teams went 0-for-3 on the power-play.

David Backes and Brandon Carlo led the Bruins with 5 shots each. David Backes, Anton Blidh and Zdeno Chara all led the Bruins with 3 hits each.

Matt Beleskey and Joe Morrow were scratched for the Bruins.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 15-10-1 with 31 points this season and are in 3rd place in the Atlantic division. The Bruins are now 5-4-1 in their last 10 games and their home record is now 7-5-0 this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Wednesday, when they visit the Washington Capitals, at 8pm ET.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Beleskey out for 6 weeks with knee injury

Matt Beleskey
Today the Bruins announced that forward Matt Beleskey is expected to miss approximately 6 weeks with a right knee injury. Beleskey suffered the injury during the Bruins @ Sabres game on Saturday. This season, Beleskey has played in 24 games, has scored 2 goals and has 3 assists for 5 points.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Rask leads Bruins to 2-1 win over Sabres


Bruins @ Sabres game recap video, on December 3, 2016.
Earlier today Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask once again led the Bruins to another victory, this time against the Buffalo Sabres 2-1.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins David Krejci scored his 4th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead.

In the second period, no scoring happened.

In the third period, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 4th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 2-0 lead. Later, Sabres Evander Kane scored, cutting the Bruins lead to 2-1.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 35 saves on 36 shots. Rask is now 13-4-0-1 with a 1.60 GAA and a .941 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in hits 22-21 and blocked shots 21-16. The Sabres led the game with a 54% faceoff percentage and shots 36-33. The Bruins went 0-for-2 on the power-play, while the Sabres went 0-for-3.

Brad Marchand and Torey Krug led the Bruins with 4 shots. Anton Blidh led the Bruins with 4 hits. Joe Morrow and Kevan Miller led the Bruins with 4 blocked shots.

Zdeno Chara (day-to-day with a lower-body injury), Jimmy Hayes and Tommy Cross were scratched for the Bruins.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 14-10-1 with 29 points this season and are in 3rd place in the Atlantic division. The Bruins are now 5-4-1 in their last 10 games and their road record is now 8-5-1 this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Monday, when they host the Florida Panthers, at 7pm ET.