Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Bruins beat Predators 5-3


Nashville Predators @ Boston Bruins game recap video, on December 23, 2014.
Despite blowing a 2-1 lead in the first period last night, the Bruins managed to get the lead back and not look back, as they went on to a 5-3 win over the Predators.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 9th goal of the season, making it 1-0 Bruins. Later, Predators Colin Wilson scored, tying the game 1-1. Less than three minutes later, Bruins David Krejci scored his 4th goal of the season, a power-play goal, making it 2-1 Bruins. Less than two minutes later, Predators Calle Jarnkrok scored, tying the game 2-2.

In the second period, Bruins Loui Eriksson scored his 8th goal of the season, making it 3-2 Bruins. Later, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 10th goal of the season, making it 4-2 Bruins.

In the third period, Predators Taylor Beck scored, making it 4-3. Later, Bruins Loui Eriksson scored his 9th goal of the season, an empty-net goal, making it 5-3 Bruins.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 22 saves on 25 shots and is now 14-10-3 this season.

Both teams had 25 shots. The Bruins led the game in faceoff wins 40-24. The Predators led the game in hits 23-20 and blocked shots 14-8. The Bruins went 1-for-4 on the power-play while the Predators went 0-for-2.

Brad Marchand led the Bruins with 5 shots. Craig Cunningham and Dennis Seidenberg led the Bruins with 5 hits each.

Seth Griffith and Zach Trotman were scratched and didn't play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 18-14-3 with 39 points. The next game for the Bruins is on Saturday at the Columbus Blue Jackets at 7pm ET.

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