Saturday, December 13, 2014

Senators beat Bruins 3-2 in shootout

Senators Mark Borowiecki vs Bruins Milan Lucic, on December 13, 2014.
Saturday afternoon the Bruins took on the Ottawa Senators, where they gave up game tying goals twice and wound up going to a shootout. The Senators would beat the Bruins 3-2 in the shootout.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Craig Cunningham scored his 1st NHL goal, a shorthanded goal, making it 1-0 Bruins.

In the second period, Senators Mika Zibanejad scored, tying the game 1-1. In the period, Bruins Milan Lucic dropped the gloves with Senators Mark Borowiecki, after Borowiecki tried to ram Lucic's head into the glass/boards. Later, Bruins Loui Eriksson scored his 5th goal of the season, making it 2-1 Bruins.

In the third period, Senators David Legwand scored a power-play goal, tying the game 2-2.

In overtime, no scoring happened.

In the shootout, Senators Mika Zibanejad scored; Bruins Brad Marchand scored; Senators Bobby Ryan scored to win the game for the Senators.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 29 saves on 31 shots. Rask is now 12-9-2 with a 2.55 GAA and a .911 save percentage this season.

Both teams had 31 shots. The Bruins led the game in faceoff wins 50-18 and blocked shots 18-14. The Senators led the game in hits 34-27. The Bruins went 0-for-1 on the power-play while the Senators went 1-for-3.

Loui Eriksson led the Bruins with 4 shots. Milan Lucic and Chris Kelly led the Bruins with 4 hits each.

Matt Bartkowski and Joe Morrow were scratched and didn't play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 15-13-2 with 32 points and are 5th place in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Tuesday, at the Nashville Predators, at 8pm ET.

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