Thursday, November 13, 2014

Leafs run over Bruins 6-1


Boston Bruins @ Toronto Maple Leafs game recap, on November 12, 2014.
When you play bad hockey you're going to lose most nights and there isn't much else to say about Wednesday night's embarassing 6-1 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs. It was just a downright ugly Bruins loss. With no Zdeno Chara in the lineup, Leafs Phil Kessel scored two goals on four shots.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Maple Leafs Phil Kessel scored, making it 1-0 Leafs.

In the second period, only 18 seconds into the period, Maple Leafs Phil Kessel scored, making it 2-0 Leafs. Less than two minutes later, Maple Leafs Morgan Rielly scored, making it 3-0 Leafs. Less than two minutes later, Maple Leafs Tyler Bozak scored a power-play goal, making it 4-0 Leafs. Later, Maple Leafs James van Riemsdyk scored a power-play goal, making it 5-0 Leafs. Later, Bruins Dennis Seidenberg scored his 2nd goal of the season, making it 5-1.

In the third period, Maple Leafs Peter Holland scored a power-play goal, making it 6-1 Maple Leafs.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask started and played in net until he was pulled in the second period after allowing 4 goals, making 12 saves on 16 shots. Niklas Svedberg came into the game and made 15 saves on 17 shots. Rask got the loss and is now 8-5-0 with a 2.69 GAA and a .901 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in hits 36-34. The Leafs led the game in shots 33-26, faceoff wins 29-23 and blocked shots 27-9. The Bruins went 0-for-3 on the power-play while the Leafs went 3-for-4.

Gregory Campbell led the Bruins with 4 shots. Matt Fraser led the Bruins with 6 hits. Dennis Seidenberg led the Bruins with 4 blocked shots.

Matt Bartkowski and David Krejci did not play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 10-7-0 with 20 points and are 4th place in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is today (Thursday) at the Montreal Canadiens (11-4-1) at 7:30pm ET.

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