Friday, November 15, 2013

Senators end Bruins winning streak, beat Bruins 4-2

Ottawa Senators defender Erik Karlsson sends a nice slap-pass to Jason Spezza who shoots the puck past Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask.
The Ottawa Senators ended the Bruins 4-game winning streak with a 4-2 win over the Bruins on Friday night. The Bruins had a 2-0 lead but the Senators came back to tie it and then break the game open in the third period.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Loui Eriksson scored his 4th goal of the season, making it 1-0 Bruins. Later, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 3rd goal of the season, making it 2-0 Bruins. Late in the period, Senators Chris Neil scored, making it 2-1.

In the second period, no scoring happened.

In the third period, Senators Jason Spezza scored, tying the game 2-2. Later, Senators Jared Cowen scored, making it 3-2 Senators. Less than five minutes later, Senators Bobby Ryan scored, making it 4-2 Senators.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net for the Bruins and made 27 saves on 31 shots. Rask is now 10-5-1 with a 1.68 GAA and a .943 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 32-31 and blocked shots 13-12. The Senators led the game in hits 36-21 and faceoff wins 38-26. The Bruins went 0-for-1 on the power-play while the Senators went 0-for-2.

Carl Soderberg led the Bruins with 6 shots. Jarome Iginla led the Bruins with 4 hits. Johnny Boychuk and Daniel Paille led the Bruins with 2 blocked shots each.

Player notes
Adam McQuaid (injured) and Jordan Caron were scratched for this game.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 12-6-1 with 25 points. The next game for the Bruins is on Monday at the Carolina Hurricanes at 7pm ET.

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