Sunday, October 26, 2014

Bruins beat Maple Leafs 4-1

Boston Bruins @ Toronto Maple Leafs game recap, on October 25, 2014.
Dougie Hamilton has not had a good start to this season but on Saturday night he showed a glimpse of what he can do as he scored a goal and assisted on two other goals as the Bruins went on to a 4-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Carl Soderberg scored his 3rd goal of the season, a power-play goal, making it 1-0 Bruins.

In the second period, Bruins David Krejci scored his 3rd goal of the season, making it 2-0 Bruins.

In the third period, Bruins Gregory Campbell scored his 2nd goal of the season, a short-handed goal, making it 3-0 Bruins. Less than two minutes later, Bruins Dougie Hamilton scored his 2nd goal of the season, making it 4-0 Bruins. Later, Maple Leafs Richard Panik scored, making it 4-1.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 32 saves on 33 shots. Rask is now 4-3-0 with a 2.63 GAA and a .897 save percentage this season.

Both teams had 33 shots each. The Bruins led the game in faceoff wins 41-27. The Maple Leafs led the game in hits 39-24 and blocked shots 18-13. The Bruins went 1-for-4 on the power-play while the Maple Leafs went 0-for-3.

Dougie Hamilton led the Bruins with 3 points (1 goal, 2 assists). Torey Krug and Brad Marchand led the Bruins with 5 shots each. Torey Krug led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots.

With Zdeno Chara out of the lineup, Zach Trotman made his season debut (3rd career NHL game) and had 2 shots and 1 hit in 12:23 of ice time.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 5-5-0 with 10 points and 4th place in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is against the Minnesota Wild (4-2-0) on Tuesday, October 28th, in Boston at 7pm ET.

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