Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Penguins beat Bruins 3-2 in overtime

Pittsburgh Penguins @ Boston Bruins game recap video, on November 24, 2014.
On Monday the Bruins took on the Pittsburgh Penguins and had some bad luck with two disallowed goals and wound up losing in overtime 3-2.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Penguins Sidney Crosby scored, making it 1-0 Penguins.

In the second period, Bruins Milan Lucic scored his 4th goal of the season, tying the game 1-1. Less than a minute later, Bruins Joe Morrow scored his 1st goal of the season, which was also his 1st career NHL goal, making it 2-1 Bruins. Later Penguins Evgeni Malkin scored a power-play goal, tying the game 2-2.

In the third period, no scoring happened.

In overtime, Penguins Evgeni Malkin scored to win the game 3-2.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 30 saves on 33 shots. Rask is now 10-6-1 with a 2.40 GAA and a .915 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in blocked shots 14-7. The Penguins led the game in shots 33-29 and faceoff wins 27-26. Both teams had 31 hits each. The Bruins went 0-for-2 on the power-play while the Penguins went 1-for-3.

Reilly Smith led the Bruins with 4 shots and 5 hits. Dennis Seidenberg led the Bruins with 5 blocked shots.

Matt Fraser, Chris Kelly and David Krejci did not play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 13-9-1 with 27 points and are 4th place in the Atlantic division. The next game for the Bruins is on Friday when they host the Winnipeg Jets at 7pm ET.

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