Friday, March 14, 2014

Bruins beat Coyotes, win 7th straight game

Game summary video of the Coyotes @ Bruins game on March 13, 2014.
Last night the Bruins came out strong against the visiting Phoenix Coyotes and got a 2-0 lead. For the first two periods the Bruins controlled the play but the Coyotes would try and make a comeback in the third period but fall short as the Bruins won 2-1.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins captain Zdeno Chara scored his 16th goal of the season, making it 1-0 Bruins. Later, Bruins Jarome Iginla scored his 21st goal of the season, making it 2-0 Bruins.

In the second period, no scoring happened.

In the third period, Coyotes Lauri Korpikoski scored, making it 2-1.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 21 saves on 22 shots. Rask is now 30-14-4 with a 2.10 GAA and a .928 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in faceoff wins 24-17 and blocked shots 15-11. The Coyotes led the game in shots 22-20 and hits 21-19. The Bruins went 0-for-1 on the power-play while the Coyotes went 0-for-5.

Jarome Iginla, Zdeno Chara and Johnny Boychuk led the Bruins with 3 shots each. Matt Bartkowski led the Bruins with 4 hits. Johnny Boychuk led the Bruins with 5 blocked shots.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 44-17-5 with 93 points and are 1st place in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Saturday when they host the Carolina Hurricanes in Boston at 1pm ET.

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