Saturday, November 22, 2014

Montreal shutouts Bruins 2-0

Montreal Canadiens @ Boston Bruins game recap video, on November 22, 2014.
Montreal's Carey Price was the story tonight as he shutout the Bruins 2-0 and ended Boston's wining streak. Montreal has beaten Boston in all three games they've played this season. Their next/last meeting isn't until February 8th.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Canadiens Andrei Markov scored a power-play goal, making it 1-0 Montreal. Bruins Gregory Campbell dropped the gloves with Canadiens Dale Weise, a re-match from their last meeting which didn't last long.

In the second period, Canadiens Tomas Plekanec scored, making it 2-0 Montreal.

In the third period, no scoring happened. Bruins Torey Krug dropped the gloves with Canadiens Alex Galchenyuk.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 21 saves on 23 shots. Rask is now 10-6-0 with a 2.36 GAA and a .915 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 33-23 and hits 31-21. The Canadiens led the game in faceoff wins 30-29 and blocked shots 15-10. The Bruins went 0-for-2 on the power-play while the Canadiens went 1-for-3.

Loui Eriksson led the Bruins with 5 shots. Milan Lucic led the Bruins with 5 hits. Reilly Smith and Patrice Bergeron led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots each.

Brad Marchand, David Krejci and Chris Kelly were out of the lineup. Matt Lindblad and Jordan Caron were recalled from Providence (AHL). Lindblad was in the lineup while Caron did not play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 13-9-0 with 26 points and are 3rd place in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Monday when they host the Pittsburgh Penguins at 7pm ET.

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