Saturday, March 7, 2015

Bruins beat Flyers 3-2 in overtime

Philadelphia Flyers @ Boston Bruins game recap video, on March 7, 2015.
Earlier today the Bruins played an afternoon game hosting the Philadelphia Flyers and Bruins Brad Marchand became the hero today.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Zdeno Chara scored his 6th goal of the season, a power-play goal, making it 1-0 Bruins.

In the second period, Flyers Jakub Voracek scored a power-play goal, tying the game 1-1.

In the third period, Flyers Chris VandeVelde scored, making it 2-1 Flyers. Later, with 15 seconds left in the period, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 20th goal of the season, a power-play goal, tying the game 2-2.

In overtime, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 21st goal of the season, winning the game 3-2.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 29 saves on 31 shots. Rask is now 26-16-10 this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 37-31 and faceoff wins 33-29. The Flyers led the game in blocked shots 25-7. Both teams had 27 hits. The Bruins went 2-for-4 on the power-play while the Flyers went 1-for-2.

Carl Soderberg led the Bruins with 7 shots. Milan Lucic led the Bruins with 6 hits. Torey Krug led the Bruins with 2 blocked shots.

Brett Connolly and Brian Ferlin were out of the Bruins lineup.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 32-22-10 with 74 points and are 4th place in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is tomorrow/Sunday when they host the Detroit Red Wings, at 12:30pm ET.

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