Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Bruins beat Red Wings 5-2


Detroit Red Wings @ Boston Bruins game recap, on December 29, 2014.
Last night the Bruins took on the Detroit Red Wings and came away with a decisive 5-2 win.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Reilly Smith scored his 9th goal of the season, making it 1-0 Bruins. Later, Red Wings Justin Abdelkader scored, tying the game 1-1. Later, Bruins Gregory Campbell scored his 4th goal of the season, making it 2-1 Bruins. Less than two minutes later, Bruins Carl Soderberg scored his 7th goal of the season, making it 3-1 Bruins.

In the second period, Red Wings Tomas Tatar scored a power-play goal, making it 3-2.

In the third period, Bruins Seth Griffith scored his 6th goal of the season, a power-play goal, making it 4-2 Bruins. Later, Bruins Chris Kelly scored his 4th goal of the season, a power-play goal, making it 5-2 Bruins.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 28 saves on 30 shots. Rask is now 15-10-3 this season.

The Bruins led the game in shot 45-30 and blocked shots 13-7. The Red Wings led the game in hits 25-20 and faceoff wins 40-24. The Bruins went 1-for-1 on the power-play while the Red Wings went 1-for-4.

Carl Soderberg and Dougie Hamilton led the Bruins with 6 shots each. Chris Kelly, Brad Marchand and Kevan Miller led the Bruins with 3 hits each. Zdeno Chara led the Bruins with 5 blocked shots.

Patrice Bergeron, Milan Lucic and Zach Trotman did not play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 19-15-3 with 41 points. The next game for the Bruins is on Wednesday when the Bruins host the Toronto Maple Leafs at 7pm ET.

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