Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Bruins vs Canadiens game 3 summary

Game summary video of Boston Bruins @ Montreal Canadiens in Game 3, on May 6, 2014.
Montreal beats Bruins 4-2 to take a 2-1 series lead
The Bruins struggled once again in the first period, getting down two goals, and tried to claw their way back into the game but couldn't tie it up late. Montreal now leads the series 2-1 and game 4 is on Thursday at 7:30pm ET.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Canadiens Tomas Plekanec scored, making it 1-0 Canadiens. Later, Canadiens P.K. Subban scored on a breakaway after getting out of the penalty box, making it 2-0 Canadiens.

In the second period, Canadiens Dale Weise scored on a breakaway, making it 3-0 Canadiens. Later, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 3rd goal of the playoffs, making it 3-1.

In the third period, Bruins Jarome Iginla scored his 3rd goal of the playoffs, making it 3-2. Canadiens Lars Eller scored an empty-net goal to put the game away 4-2.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 22 saves on 25 shots. Rask is now 5-3-1 with a 1.87 GAA and a .933 save percentage in the playoffs.

The Bruins led the game in shots 28-26. The Canadiens led the game in hits 36-31 and blocked shots 29-20. Both teams had 38 faceoff wins. Both teams went 0-for-1 on the power-play.

Patrice Bergeron led the Bruins with 6 shots. Shawn Thornton led the Bruins with 5 hits. Zdeno Chara led the Bruins with 4 blocked shots.

Onto the next one
The Canadiens now lead the series 2-1. Game 4 is on Thursday at 7:30pm ET in Montreal.

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