Saturday, December 6, 2014

Bruins pound Coyotes 5-2


Boston Bruins @ Arizona Coyotes game recap video, on December 6, 2014.
On Saturday night the Bruins visited the Arizona Coyotes, hoping to get at least one win out of this west coast road trip. The Bruins played well meanwhile the Coyotes did not and the Bruins came out with a 5-2 win.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 7th goal of the season, making it 1-0 Bruins. Later, Bruins Kevan Miller scored his 1st goal of the season, making it 2-0 Bruins. Later, Coyotes Joe Vitale scored, making it 2-1.

In the second period, Bruins Simon Gagne scored his 3rd goal of the season, making it 3-1 Bruins. Later, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 8th goal of the season, making it 4-1 Bruins. Later, Bruins Loui Eriksson scored his 4th goal of the season, a power-play goal, making it 5-1 Bruins.

In the third period, Coyotes Mikkel Boedker scored a power-play goal, making it 5-2.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 24 saves on 25 shots. Rask is now 12-8-1 with a 2.56 GAA and a .912 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 33-26. The Coyotes led the game in hits 36-33, faceoff wins 31-25 and blocked shots 13-10. The Bruins went 1-for-2 on the power-play while the Coyotes went 1-for-4.

Dougie Hamilton and Torey Krug led the Bruins with 5 shots each. Brad Marchand led the Bruins with 5 hits.

Matt Bartkowski and David Pastrnak did not play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 15-12-1 with 31 points and are 5th place in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Thursday when they host the Chicago Blackhawks, at 7pm ET.

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