Friday, February 27, 2015

Bruins beat Devils 3-2 in overtime

Boston Bruins @ New Jersey Devils game recap video, on February 27, 2015.
Tonight the Bruins blew a two-goal lead in the third period and in overtime Bruins Ryan Spooner scored his first career NHL goal to win the game.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Daniel Paille scored his 3rd goal of the season, making it 1-0 Bruins.

In the second period, no scoring happened.

In the third period, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 7th goal of the season, making it 2-0 Bruins. Later, Devils Travis Zajac scored a power-play goal, making it 2-1. Later, Devils Jordin Tootoo scored, tying the game 2-2.

In overtime, Bruins Ryan Spooner scored his 1st goal of the season, also his first career NHL goal, winning the game 3-2 for the Bruins.

Game notes
Niklas Svedberg played in net and made 29 saves on 31 shots. Svedberg is now 6-5-0 this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 34-31 and faceoff wins 25-20. The Devils led the game in hits 31-30 and blocked shots 13-7. The Bruins went 0-for-2 on the power-play while the Devils went 1-for-2.

David Pastrnak led the Bruins with 6 shots. Dennis Seidenberg led the Bruins with 8 hits. Zdeno Chara led the Bruins with 2 blocked shots.

Gregory Campbell and Craig Cunningham were out of the Bruins lineup.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 30-22-9 with 69 points. The next game for the Bruins is on Saturday, when they host the Arizona Coyotes at 5:30pm ET.

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