Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Bruins beat Penguins 3-2 in overtime

Boston Bruins @ Pittsburgh Penguins game recap video, on January 7, 2015.
Today the Bruins went into another overtime but this time they came away with a 3-2 overtime win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Penguins Beau Bennett scored, making it 1-0 Penguins. Later, Bruins Zdeno Chara scored his 3rd goal of the season, tying the game 1-1.

In the second period, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 9th goal of the season, making it 2-1 Bruins.

In the third period, Penguins Evgeni Malkin scored, tying the game 2-2.

In overtime, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 10th goal of the season, winning the game 3-2.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 37 saves on 39 shots. Rask is now 16-10-6 this season.

The Bruins led the game in hits 31-29, faceoff wins 36-28 and blocked shots 15-12. The Penguins led the game in shots 39-24. The Bruins went 0-for-2 on the power-play while the Penguins went 0-for-4.

Patrice Bergeron led the Bruins with 5 shots. Torey Krug led the Bruins with 5 hits. Zdeno Chara led the Bruins with 5 blocked shots.

Matt Bartkowski, Jordan Caron and David Pastrnak were scratched and didn't play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 20-15-6 with 46 points. The next game for the Bruins is tomorrow (Thursday) when they host the New Jersey Devils, at 7pm ET.

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