Sunday, November 2, 2014

Matt Fraser scores twice in Bruins 4-2 win over Senators


Ottawa Senators @ Boston Bruins game recap, on November 1, 2014.
On Saturday night the Bruins opened November with a big 4-2 win over the Ottawa Senators. With Bruins David Krejci being a scratch for this game, Matt Fraser was inserted into the lineup and came through big, scoring two goals for the Bruins.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 4th goal of the season, making it 1-0 Bruins. Less than a minute later, Senators Mark Stone scored, tying the game 1-1.

In the second period, Bruins Matt Fraser scored his 1st goal of the season, making it 2-1 Bruins. Less than two minutes later, Bruins Matt Fraser scored his 2nd goal of the season, making it 3-1 Bruins.

In the third period, Bruins Dennis Seidenberg scored his 1st goal of the season, making it 4-1 Bruins. Later, Senators Mika Zibanejad scored, making it 4-2.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 27 saves on 29 shots. Rask is now 5-4-0 with a 2.72 GAA and a .902 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 30-29. The Senators led the game in hits 31-18, faceoff wins 33-30 and blocked shots 17-10. The Bruins went 0-for-3 on the power-play while the Senators went 0-for-1.

Matt Fraser led the Bruins with 5 shots. Adam McQuaid and Brad Marchand led the Bruins with 3 hits each. Joe Morrow and David Warsofsky led the Bruins with 2 blocked shots each.

David Krejci and Matt Bartkowski were scratched.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 7-6-0 with 14 points and are 4th place in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Tuesday when they host the Florida Panthers (4-2-3) at 7pm ET. It will be Shawn Thornton's return to Boston for the first time to play against the Bruins since he joined the Panthers.

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