Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Bruins open road trip with 3-2 loss to Ducks


Boston Bruins @ Anaheim Ducks game recap video, on December 1, 2014.
Last night the Bruins visited the Anaheim Ducks and came away with a 3-2 loss. They had good chances but couldn't finish them or were stopped by the great goaltending by Ducks Frederik Andersen.

Quick game summary
In the first period, no scoring happened.

In the second period, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 6th goal of the season, making it 1-0 Bruins. Less than a minute later, Ducks Sami Vatanen scored, tying the game 1-1. Later, Ducks Devante Smith-Pelly scored, making it 2-1 Ducks.

In the third period, Ducks Matt Beleskey scored, making it 3-1 Ducks. Later, Bruins Simon Gagne scored his 2nd goal of the season, making it 3-2.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 25 saves on 28 shots. Rask is now 11-7-1 with a 2.35 GAA and a .918 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 34-28 and faceoff wins 30-27. The Ducks led the game in blocked shots 28-15. Both teams had 24 hits. Both teams went 0-for-3 on the power-play.

Patrice Bergeron led the Bruins with 6 shots. Carl Soderberg and Dennis Seidenberg led the Bruins with 4 hits. Torey Krug led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots.

Craig Cunningham, Seth Griffith and Kevan Miller were scratches for this game.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 14-10-1 with 29 points. The next game for the Bruins is later today (Tuesday) at the Los Angeles Kings, at 10:30pm ET.

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