Saturday, April 26, 2014

Bruins vs Red Wings game 5 summary

Red Wings @ Bruins Game 5 summary video, from April 26, 2014.
Bruins beat Red Wings, next opponent will be the Montreal Canadiens
The Bruins have put away the Red Wings with a 4-2 win in game 5 and will move onto the next round. Tuukka Rask again made some great saves and the Bruins capitalized on a few mistakes by the Red Wings.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Loui Eriksson scored his 1st goal of the playoffs, a power-play goal, making it 1-0 Bruins.

In the second period, Red Wings Pavel Datsyuk scored a power-play goal, tying the game 1-1. Late in the period, with 4 seconds left, Bruins Zdeno Chara scored his 2nd goal of the playoffs, a power-play goal, making it 2-1 Bruins.

In the third period, Bruins Milan Lucic scored his 3rd goal of the playoffs, making it 3-1 Bruins. Later, Red Wings Henrik Zetterberg scored, making it 3-2. With the Red Wings net empty, Bruins Jarome Iginla scored his 2nd goal of the playoffs, putting the game away 4-2.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 31 saves on 33 shots. Rask is now 4-1 with a 1.16 GAA and a .961 save percentage in the playoffs.

Both teams had 33 shots. The Bruins led the game in hits 32-21, faceoff wins 34-29 and blocked shots 16-13. The Bruins went 2-for-6 on the power-play while the Red Wings went 1-for-7.

Brad Marchand led the Bruins with 4 shots. Kevan Miller led the Bruins with 6 hits. Johnny Boychuk led the Bruins with 5 blocked shots.

Onto the next one
The Bruins have won the series and will play the Montreal Canadiens in the next round. The Bruins-Canadiens series schedule is not yet out but it will be posted on the site once it's released. The Bruins are now 12 wins away from becoming the Stanley Cup champions again.

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