Monday, October 13, 2014

Avalanche beat Bruins with less than a second left in game

Avalanche Cody McLeod vs Bruins Adam McQuaid, on October 13, 2014.
Today's Bruins vs Avalanche game was a battle of two teams who are struggling to score goals and it showed in this afternoon's game. The Avalanche got a 2-1 win over the Bruins in the final second of the game which was disappointing to see. Even with David Krejci returning to the Bruins lineup, it didn't seem to help all that much and the Bruins power-play continues to struggle.

Quick game summary
In the first period, no scoring happened.

In the second period, Avalanche Jamie McGinn scored, making it 1-0 Avalanche. Later, Bruins Loui Eriksson scored his 1st goal of the season, a power-play goal, tying the game 1-1. Bruins Adam McQuaid and Avalanche Cody McLeod dropped the gloves and had a good fight.

In the third period, with less than a second left in the game, Avalanche Daniel Briere scored, making it 2-1 Avalanche.

Game notes
Niklas Svedberg played in net for the Bruins and made 28 saves on 30 shots. Svedberg is now 0-1-0 with a 2.00 GAA and a .933 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in faceoff wins 32-29. The Avalanche led the game in shots 30-28, hits 19-16 and blocked shots 12-9. The Bruins went 1-for-3 on the power-play while the Avalanche went 0-for-3.

Patrice Bergeron and Dougie Hamilton led the Bruins with 4 shots each. Milan Lucic and David Krejci led the Bruins with 3 hits each.

Kevan Miller was scratched and Matt Bartkowski played in his first game of the season. The Bruins sent Craig Cunningham to Providence (AHL) and called up Seth Griffith, who played in today's game. Bobby Robins was scratched and Jordan Caron was in the lineup.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 1-3-0 with 2 points and in 6th place in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Wednesday, at the Detroit Red Wings (1-1-0) at 8pm ET.

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