Saturday, January 31, 2015

Bruins beat Kings 3-1


Los Angeles Kings @ Boston Bruins game recap video, on January 31, 2015.
The Los Angeles Kings visited Boston tonight and the Bruins came away with 3-1 win with Brad Marchand and Tuukka Rask shining in this one.

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

In the second period, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 14th goal of the season, making it 1-0 Bruins.

In the third period, Kings Jordan Nolan scored, tying the game 1-1. Less than two minutes later, Bruins Chris Kelly scored his 6th goal of the season, making it 2-1 Bruins. Late in the period, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 15th goal of the season, an empty-net goal, making it 3-1 Bruins. During the period, Bruins Loui Eriksson did leave the bench and did not return to the game after taking a hit from Kings Robyn Regehr, which is concerning with his concussion history.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 30 saves on 31 shots. Rask is now 22-11-7 with 2.31 GAA and a .921 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 33-31, faceoff wins 31-20 and blocked shots 14-9. The Kings led the game in hits 35-32. Both teams went 0-for-1 on the power-play.

Brad Marchand led the Bruins with 7 shots. Dennis Seidenberg led the Bruins with 5 shots. Dougie Hamilton led the Bruins with 4 blocked shots.

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

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 27-16-7 with 61 points and are 4th place in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Wednesday at the New York Rangers, at 8pm ET.

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