Sunday, March 2, 2014

Capitals outplay and beat Bruins 4-2

Game summary video of the Capitals @ Bruins game on March 1, 2014.
Another afternoon game where the Bruins don't put their full effort in and this time lose to the Capitals 4-2.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Capitals Alex Ovechkin scored a power-play goal, making it 1-0 Capitals.

In the second period, Capitals Alex Ovechkin scored another power-play goal, making it 2-0 Capitals. Later, Capitals Joel Ward scored, making it 3-0 Capitals. Less than a minute later, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 17th goal of the season, a power-play goal, making it 3-1. Later, Bruins Gregory Campbell scored his 4th goal of the season, making it 3-2.

In the third period, Capitals Eric Fehr scored, making it 4-2 Capitals.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net for the Bruins and made 27 saves on 31 shots.

The Bruins led the game in shots 38-31 and faceoff wins 38-25. The Capitals led the game in blocked shots 14-6. Both teams had 21 hits. The Bruins went 1-for-5 on the power-play while the Capitals went 2-for-6.

Torey Krug led the Bruins with 6 shots. Milan Lucic, Shawn Thornton, Dougie Hamilton and Johnny Boychuk led the Bruins with 3 hits each. Johnny Boychuk led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 37-17-5 with 79 points and are 1st place in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is Sunday night at the New York Rangers at 7pm ET.

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