Thursday, January 22, 2015

Avalanche beat Bruins in shootout 3-2

Boston Bruins @ Colorado Avalanche game recap video, on January 21, 2015.
Yesterday the Bruins played their last game before the All-Star break as they visited the Colorado Avalanche. The Bruins wound up going to another extra period game and then to a shootout where they would lose 3-2 to the Avalanche.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Avalanche Jarome Iginla scored with less than a second left in the period, making it 1-0 Avalanche.

In the second period, Bruins Torey Krug scored his 9th goal of the season, tying the game 1-1.

In the third period, Bruins Dougie Hamilton got into his first NHL fight, against Avalanche Gabriel Landeskog. Later, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 13th goal of the season, making it 2-1 Bruins. Later, Avalanche Ryan O'Reilly scored, tying the game 2-2.

In overtime, no scoring happened.

In the shootout, Avalanche Nathan MacKinnon scored to win the game.

Bruins Dougie Hamilton vs Avalanche Gabriel Landeskog

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 34 saves on 36 shots. Rask is now 20-11-7 this season.

The Bruins led the game in hits 27-26 and blocked shots 27-15. The Avalanche led the game in shots 36-24 and faceoff wins 31-27. The Bruins went 0-for-2 on the power-play while the Avalanche went 0-for-5.

Torey Krug led the Bruins with 4 shots. Brad Marchand led the Bruins with 5 hits. Craig Cunningham, Torey Krug and Dennis Seidenberg led the Bruins with 4 blocked shots each.

Matt Bartkowski and Jordan Caron were out of the Bruins lineup.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 25-16-7 with 57 points and are 4th place in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is next Thursday (January 29th) at the New York Islanders, at 7pm ET.

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