Friday, December 12, 2014

Blackhawks beat Bruins 3-2

Chicago Blackhawks @ Boston Bruins game recap video, on December 11, 2014.
On Thursday the Bruins hosted the Chicago Blackhawks with Zdeno Chara returning to the lineup. The Bruins were down 3-0 in the second period and they tried to come back, but they fell to the Blackhawks 3-2.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Blackhawks Klas Dahlbeck scored, making it 1-0 Blackhawks. Later, Blackhawks Ben Smith scored, making it 2-0 Blackhawks.

In the second period, Blackhawks Patrick Kane scored, making it 3-0 Blackhawks. Later, Bruins Reilly Smith scored his 7th goal of the season, making it 3-1.

In the third period, Bruins Torey Krug scored his 5th goal of the season, making it 3-2. After the goal, Bruins Chris Kelly dropped the gloves with Blackhawks Andrew Shaw and they had a good spirited bout.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 18 saves on 21 shots. Rask is now 12-9-1 with a 2.59 GAA and a .910 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 34-21, hits 29-18 and faceoff wins 39-27. The Blackhawks led the game in blocked shots 11-8. The Bruins went 0-for-2 on the power-play while the Blackhawks went 0-for-4.

Patrice Bergeron led the Bruins with 5 shots. Milan Lucic led the Bruins with 6 hits. Kevan Miller led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots.

Matt Bartkowski and Joe Morrow were scratched and didn't play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 15-13-1 with 31 points and are 6th place in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Saturday, when they host the Ottawa Senators at 1pm ET.

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