Saturday, June 15, 2013

Bruins vs Blackhawks game 2 summary

Bruins Daniel Paille scores the game winner in overtime
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 15: Goalie Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks lets in the game-winning goal in the first overtime off of the stick of Daniel Paille #20 of the Boston Bruins in Game Two of the NHL 2013 Stanley Cup Final at United Center on June 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Even though Nathan Horton left game 1 with an injury, he played in game 2 tonight. The Blackhawks dominated the first period but they were only able to score one goal. The Bruins would play better in the second period and tie the game up 1-1. The game went into overtime where Bruins unsung hero Daniel Paille scored the game winner and tied up the series 1-1. The newly made up line of Chris Kelly, Daniel Paille and Tyler Seguin scored both goals for the Bruins and played great together.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Blackhawks Patrick Sharp scored, making it 1-0 Blackhawks.

In the second period, Bruins Chris Kelly scored his 1st goal of the playoffs, tying the game 1-1.

In the third period, no scoring happened.

In overtime, Bruins Daniel Paille scored his 3rd goal of the playoffs, winning the game 2-1 for the Bruins.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 33 saves on 34 shots. Rask is now 13-5-2 with a 1.73 GAA and a .944 save percentage in the playoffs.

The Bruins led the game in hits 50-34, faceoff wins 39-33 and blocked shots 18-16. The Blackhawks led the game in shots 34-28. The Bruins went 0-2 on the power-play while the Blackhawks went 0-3.

Jaromir Jagr led the Bruins with 5 shots. Milan Lucic led the Bruins with 10 hits. Dennis Seidenberg led the Bruins with 5 blocked shots.

Onto the next one
The series is now tied 1-1. Game 3 is on Monday at 8pm ET in Boston. 3 more wins to bring the Cup back to Boston.

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