Monday, November 10, 2014

Bruins win 5th straight game, beat Devils 4-2


Boston Bruins Seth Griffith scores an amazing no-look between the legs goal against the New Jersey Devils, on November 10, 2014.
The Bruins took on the struggling New Jersey Devils tonight and broke the game open in the second period as they scored two goals in less than two minutes to take a 4-2 lead. The Devils came out strong in the third period and dominated the Bruins but Tuukka Rask made some big saves to keep the game at 4-2 to get the Bruins their 5th straight win.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Devils Travis Zajac scored, making it 1-0 Devils. Later, Bruins Carl Soderberg scored his 5th goal of the season, a power-play goal, tying the game 1-1. Later, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 3rd goal of the season, making it 2-1 Bruins.

In the second period, Devils Jaromir Jagr scored, tying the game 2-2. Later, Bruins Seth Griffith scored his 4th goal of the season, making it 3-2 Bruins. Less than two minutes later and with 39 seconds left in the period, Bruins Reilly Smith scored his 4th goal of the season, making it 4-2 Bruins.

In the third period, no scoring happened.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 26 saves on 28 shots. Rask is now 8-4-0 with a 2.44 GAA and a .909 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in hits 27-20, faceoff wins 28-23 and blocked shots 15-13. The Devils led the game in shots 28-23. The Bruins went 1-for-1 on the power-play while the Devils didn't have any power-plays.

Patrice Bergeron led the Bruins with 3 points (1 goal and 2 assists). Matt Fraser, Carl Soderberg and Patrice Bergeron led the Bruins with 3 shots each. Daniel Paille led the Bruins with 5 hits.

David Krejci and Matt Bartkowski did not play. David Warsofsky suffered a groin strain in the game against the Edmonton Oilers and will be out of the lineup for 2-4 weeks.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 10-6-0 with 20 points and are 3rd place in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Wednesday at the Toronto Maple Leafs at 8pm ET.

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