Thursday, December 18, 2014

Bruins beat Wild 3-2 in overtime


Bruins @ Wild game recap video, on December 17, 2014.
Last night the Bruins once again had a game where they went into overtime but this time they were able to score and win the game.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Carl Soderberg scored his 6th goal of the season, making it 1-0 Bruins. Only 27 seconds later, Wild Kyle Brodziak scored, tying the game 1-1. Bruins Gregory Campbell dropped the gloves with Wild Justin Falk in a quick non-entertaining bout. Later, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 6th goal of the season, making it 2-1 Bruins.

In the second period, no scoring happened.

In the third period, Wild Jason Pominville scored, tying the game 2-2.

In overtime, Bruins Loui Eriksson scored his 6th goal of the season, winning the game 3-2 for the Bruins.

Game notes
Niklas Svedberg played in net and made 35 saves on 37 shots. Svedberg is now 4-4-0 this season.

The Wild led the game in shots 37-25, hits 17-14 and faceoff wins 33-28. Both teams had 11 blocked shots. Both teams went 0-for-2 on the power-play.

Torey Krug led the Bruins with 5 shots. Zach Trotman led the Bruins with 3 hits. David Krejci led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 16-13-3 with 35 points. The next game for the Bruins is on Friday at the Winnipeg Jets, at 8pm ET.

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