Friday, May 2, 2014

Bruins vs Canadiens game 1 summary

Game summary video of Montreal Canadiens @ Boston Bruins in Game 1, on May 1, 2014.
Canadiens beat Bruins in overtime with power-play goal
The Bruins outplayed the Canadiens for most of game 1 but they couldn't finish some great opportunities they had. Those missed opportunities and bad penalties by Matt Bartkowski cost the Bruins game 1 as Montreal scored a power-play goal in the second overtime to win game 1.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Canadiens P.K. Subban scored a power-play goal, making it 1-0 Montreal.

In the second period, Canadiens Rene Bourque scored, making it 2-0 Montreal.

In the third period, Bruins Reilly Smith scored his 2nd goal of the playoffs, making it 2-1. Less than four minutes later, Bruins Torey Krug scored his 2nd goal of the playoffs, tying the game 2-2. Later, Canadiens Francis Bouillon scored, making it 3-2 Montreal. Later, Bruins Johnny Boychuk scored his 1st goal of the playoffs, tying the game 3-3.

In the first overtime, no scoring happened.

In the second overtime, Canadiens P.K. Subban scored a power-play goal, winning the game 4-3.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 29 saves on 33 shots. Rask is now 4-2-1 with a 1.52 GAA and a .946 save percentage in the playoffs.

The Bruins led the game in shots 51-33, hits 56-45 and faceoff wins 51-37. The Canadiens led the game in blocked shots 30-14. The Bruins went 0-for-2 on the power-play while the Canadiens went 2-for-3.

Johnny Boychuk led the Bruins with 6 shots. Johnny Boychuk and Kevan Miller led the Bruins with 7 hits each. Zdeno Chara, Matt Bartkowski, Torey Krug and Johnny Boychuk all led the Bruins with 2 blocked shots each.

Onto the next one
The Montreal Canadiens now lead the series 1-0. Game 2 is on Saturday at 12:30pm ET in Boston.

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