Sunday, November 16, 2014

Bruins beat Hurricanes in 2-1 win

Carolina Hurricanes @ Boston Bruins game recap, on November 15, 2014.
On Saturday afternoon, the Bruins took on the struggling Carolina Hurricanes and managed to squeeze out a 2-1 win.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Hurricanes Jiri Tlusty scored, making it 1-0 Hurricanes. Later, Bruins Seth Griffith scored his 5th goal of the season, tying the game 1-1. Late in the period, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 4th goal of the season, making it 2-1 Bruins.

In the second period, no scoring happened.

In the third period, no scoring happened.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 33 saves on 34 shots. Rask is now 9-5-0 with a 2.56 GAA and a .908 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in hits 30-23 and blocked shots 14-10. The Hurricanes led the game in shots 34-25 and faceoff wins 34-27. The Bruins went 0-for-2 on the power-play while the Hurricanes went 0-for-3.

Matt Bartkowski led the Bruins with 4 shots. Milan Lucic led the Bruins with 6 hits. Dennis Seidenberg led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots.

Zach Trotman and David Krejci were out of the lineup.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 11-8-0 with 22 points and are 3rd place in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Tuesday when they host the St. Louis Blues (12-4-1) at 7pm ET.

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