Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Bruins vs Red Wings game 3 summary

Bruins @ Red Wings Game 3 ADSF Highlights on April 22, 2014.
Bruins shutdown and shutout Red Wings 3-0
The Bruins came out strong in game 3 and put up two goals in the first period. From there on they were able to shut down the Red Wings and Tukka Rask came up big, stopping everything he faced to shutout the Red Wings 3-0.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Dougie Hamilton scored his 1st goal of the playoffs, a power-play goal, making it 1-0 Bruins. Later, Bruins Jordan Caron scored his 1st goal of the playoffs, making it 2-0 Bruins.

In the second period, no scoring happened. There was a scary moment when Red Wings Brendan Smith kneed Bruins Brad Marchand and Marchand went to the dressing room but would later return in the period.

In the third period, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 1st goal of the playoffs, an empty-net goal, making it 3-0 Bruins.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and stopped all 23 shots he faced. Rask is now 2-1 with a 0.67 GAA and a .976 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 34-23, faceoff wins 31-25 and blocked shots 13-10. The Red Wings led the game in hits 32-25. The Bruins went 1-for-3 on the power-play while the Red Wings went 0-for-3.

David Krejci led the Bruins with 5 shots. Shawn Thornton led the Bruins with 5 hits. Reilly Smith and Johnny Boychuk led the Bruins with 2 blocked shots each.

Onto the next one
The Bruins now lead the series 2-1. Game 4 is on Thursday at 8pm ET in Detroit.

The Bruins are 14 wins away from becoming the Stanley Cup champions again.

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