Friday, November 14, 2014

Bruins play another bad game, lose to Habs 5-1

Boston Bruins @ Montreal Canadiens game recap, on November 13, 2014.
Another game and another bad game by the Bruins which equals another loss, this time a 5-1 loss to the Montreal Canadiens.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Dougie Hamilton scored his 4th goal of the season, a power-play goal, making it 1-0 Bruins.

In the second period, Canadiens Dale Weise scored on a penalty shot, tying the game 1-1. Later, Canadiens Lars Eller scored, making it 2-1 Canadiens. Less than two minutes later, Canadiens Max Pacioretty scored, making it 3-1 Canadiens.

In the third period, Canadiens Max Pacioretty scored, making it 4-1 Canadiens. Later, Canadiens Jiri Sekac scored a power-play goal, making it 5-1 Canadiens.

Game notes
Niklas Svedberg played in net and made 29 saves on 34 shots. Svedberg is now 2-3-0 with a 2.41 GAA and a .917 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in hits 25-24. Montreal led the game in shots 34-22, faceoff wins 36-25 and blocked shots 24-12. The Bruins went 1-for-3 on the power-play while Montreal went 1-for-5.

Reilly Smith led the Bruins with 4 shots. Gregory Campbell, Joe Morrow and Zach Trotman led the Bruins with 3 hits each. Joe Morrow led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots.

Bruins Gregory Campbell got into a fight in the first period with Canadiens Dale Weise after Weise hit Campbell into the boards. It didn't last long as Campbell stepped on his stick and went down to the ice as Weise continued throwing punches. The linesmen broke it up quickly. In the second period, Bruins Matt Fraser dropped the gloves with Canadiens Nathan Beaulieu. Beaulieu landed a punch that sent both guys down to the ice. Fraser was woozy after the fight and went to the locker room. He returned in the third period.

David Krejci and Matt Bartkowski did not play. Yesterday the Bruins recalled forward Alexander Khokhlachev but he didn't play tonight.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 10-8-0 with 20 points and are 5th place in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Saturday at 1pm ET when they host the Carolina Hurricanes (5-7-3).

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