Monday, February 9, 2015

Canadiens beat Bruins 3-1, sweep season series

Montreal Canadiens @ Boston Bruins game recap video, on February 8, 2015.
On Sunday, the rival Montreal Canadiens came to Boston and managed to finish the season sweep of the Bruins with a 3-1 win.

Quick game summary
In the first period, no scoring happened.

In the second period, Canadiens Dale Weise scored, making it 1-0 Canadiens.

In the third period, Canadiens Max Pacioretty scored, making it 2-0 Canadiens. Later, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 5th goal of the season, making it 2-1. Late in the period, Canadiens Andrei Markov scored an empty-net goal, making it 3-1 Canadiens.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 31 saves on 33 shots. Rask is now 23-13-7 this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 35-34, hits 31-27 and faceoff wins 39-38. The Canadiens led the game in blocked shots 21-13. The Bruins had no power-plays while Montreal went 0-for-3.

Brad Marchand led the Bruins with 5 shots. Milan Lucic led the Bruins with 7 hits. Adam McQuaid led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots.

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

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 28-18-7 with 63 points and are 4th place in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Tuesday when they host the Dallas Stars, at 7pm ET.

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