Sunday, February 8, 2015

Bruins hold off Islanders in 2-1 win


New York Islanders Ryan Strome vs Boston Bruins Torey Krug, on February 7, 2015.
On Saturday the Bruins took on the New York Islanders and Tuukka Rask led the Bruins to a 2-1 win and earning first star of the game with his 39 saves.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Islanders John Tavares scored a power-play goal, making it 1-0 Islanders. Later, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 14th goal of the season, a power-play goal, tying the game 1-1.

In the second period, no scoring happened.

In the third period, Bruins Loui Eriksson scored his 12th goal of the season, making it 2-1 Bruins.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 39 saves on 40 shots. Rask is now 23-12-7 this season.

The Bruins led the game in hits 32-31, faceoff wins 41-23 and blocked shots 17-11. The Islanders led the game in shots 40-36. The Bruins went 1-for-3 on the power-play while the Islanders went 1-for-4.

Patrice Bergeron led the Bruins with 6 shots. Milan Lucic led the Bruins with 7 hits. Dennis Seidenberg 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 28-17-7 with 63 points. The next game for the Bruins is today/Sunday when they host the Montreal Canadiens, at 7:30pm ET.

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