Friday, January 16, 2015

Bruins win 5th straight game, shutout Rangers 3-0

Rangers @ Bruins game recap video, on January 15, 2015.
Yesterday Tuukka Rask led the Bruins to a 3-0 shutout win over the New York Rangers to extend their winning streak to 5 games.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 11th goal of the season, making it 1-0 Bruins. Later, Bruins Adam McQuaid and Rangers Tanner Glass dropped the gloves and had a good fight.

In the second period, Bruins David Krejci scored his 6th goal of the season, making it 2-0 Bruins.

In the third period, Bruins Chris Kelly dropped the gloves and instigated a fight with Rangers Chris Kreider after Kreider boarded Carl Soderberg. Later, Bruins Loui Eriksson scored his 10th goal of the season, making it 3-0 Bruins.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and stopped all 30 shots he faced to earn his 2nd shutout and is now 19-10-6 this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 32-30 and faceoff wins 40-34. The Rangers led the game in hits 33-25 and blocked shots 14-8. The Bruins went 0-for-3 on the power-play while the Rangers went 0-for-3.

Daniel Paille and Dougie Hamilton led the Bruins with 4 shots each. Brad Marchand led the Bruins with 4 hits.

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

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 24-15-6 with 54 points. The next game for the Bruins is on Saturday when they host the Columbus Blue Jackets, at 7pm ET.

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