Sunday, January 11, 2015

Bruins beat Flyers 3-1

Bruins Adam McQuaid fights Flyers Nick Schultz after hit on Daniel Paille, on January 10, 2015.
Yesterday the Bruins visited the Philadelphia Flyers and came away with a 3-1 win. The highlight of the game was when Bruins rookie David Pastrnak scored his first NHL goal. Pastrnak also added his second career goal in the third period.

Quick game summary
In the first period, 7 seconds into the game, Adam McQuaid instigated a fight with Flyers Nick Schultz after Schultz laid out Bruins Daniel Paille with a big hit. Later, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 1st career NHL goal, a power-play goal, making it 1-0 Bruins.

In the second period, no scoring happened.

In the third period, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 2nd goal of the season, making it 2-0 Bruins. Later, Bruins Chris Kelly scored his 5th goal of the season, making it 3-0 Bruins. Later, Flyers Claude Giroux scored a power-play goal, making it 3-1.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 24 saves on 25 shots. Rask is now 17-10-6 this season.

The Bruins led the game in hits 39-35 and blocked shots 14-13. The Flyers led the game in shots 25-18 and faceoff wins 29-28. The Bruins went 1-for-4 on the power-play while the Flyers went 1-for-6.

Milan Lucic led the Bruins with 6 hits. Zdeno Chara and Dennis Seidenberg led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots each.

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

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 22-15-6 with 50 points. The next game for the Bruins is on Tuesday when they host the Tampa Bay Lightning, at 7pm ET.

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