Sunday, February 22, 2015

Bruins blowout Blackhawks in 6-2 win


Boston Bruins @ Chicago Blackhawks game recap video, on February 22, 2015.
On Sunday the Bruins possibly played their best game of the season as they dominated the Chicago Blackhawks with a big 6-2 win.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 17th goal of the season, making it 1-0 Bruins. Later, Bruins Loui Eriksson scored his 14th goal of the season, a power-play goal, making it 2-0 Bruins. With two seconds left in the period, Blackhawks Jonathan Toews scored a power-play goal, making it 2-1.

In the second period, Bruins Milan Lucic scored his 12th goal of the season, making it 3-1 Bruins. Later, Bruins Adam McQuaid dropped the gloves with Blackhawks Daniel Carcillo and they had a spirited bout with McQuaid getting in more punches. Later, Bruins Gregory Campbell scored his 6th goal of the season, making it 4-1 Bruins. Later, Bruins Dougie Hamilton scored his 10th goal of the season, a power-play goal, making it 5-1 Bruins. With four seconds left in the period, Bruins Reilly Smith scored his 12th goal of the season, making it 6-1 Bruins.

In the third period, Blackhawks Bryan Bickell scored, making it 6-2.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 26 saves on 28 shots. Rask is now 24-15-9 with a 2.37 GAA and a .919 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 30-28, hits 39-24, faceoff wins 36-25 and blocked shots 18-11. The Bruins went 2-for-4 on the power-play while the Blackhawks went 1-for-4.

Milan Lucic, Patrice Bergeron and Ryan Spooner led the Bruins with 4 shots each. Brian Ferlin led the Bruins with 8 hits. Chris Kelly led the Bruins with 4 blocked shots.

Craig Cunningham, David Krejci and Daniel Paille were out of the Bruins lineup.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 29-21-9 with 67 points and are 4th place in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Tuesday, when they host the Vancouver Canucks, at 7pm ET.

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