Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Bruins waste chances and lose 5-3 to Stars


Dallas Stars @ Boston Bruins game recap video, on February 10, 2015.
On Tuesday, Bruins fans made the game despite the snowy weather, but it's too bad the Bruins players didn't show up as the Dallas Stars outplayed the Bruins and beat them 5-3.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Stars Antoine Roussel got a game misconduct for crosschecking Bruins Adam McQuaid in the neck after McQuaid hit him. Video of the incident is below. Later, Stars Vernon Fiddler scored a short-handed goal, making it 1-0 Stars. Later, Bruins David Krejci scored his 7th goal of the season, tying the game 1-1. Later, Stars Jamie Benn scored, making it 2-1 Stars. Later, Stars Jamie Benn again scored, making it 3-1 Stars.

Antoine Roussel crosschecks Adam McQuaid in the neck

In the second period, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 15th goal of the season, a short-handed goal, making it 3-2. Later, Bruins Dougie Hamilton scored his 9th goal of the season, tying the game 3-3. Later, Stars Trevor Daley scored a short-handed goal, making it 4-3 Stars.

In the third period, Stars Erik Cole scored an empty-net goal, making it 5-3 Stars.

Game notes
Niklas Svedberg started the game and played only the first period as Tuukka Rask played the rest of the game. Svedberg made 7 saves on 10 shots. Rask made 20 saves on 21 shots and got the loss, as he is now 23-14-7 this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 44-32 and faceoff wins 34-29. The Stars led the game in hits 25-14 and blocked shots 15-8. The Bruins went 0-for-3 on the power-play while the Stars went 0-for-1.

Brad Marchand led the Bruins with 6 shots. Adam McQuaid led the Bruins with 2 blocked shots.

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

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 28-19-7 with 63 points. The next game for the Bruins is on Friday at the Vancouver Canucks, at 10pm ET.

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