Friday, March 13, 2015

Bruins beat Lightning in shootout 3-2

Tampa Bay Lightning @ Boston Bruins game recap video, on March 12, 2015.
Last night the Bruins finally came away with a shootout win, against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 9th goal of the season, making it 1-0 Bruins. Later, Lightning Steven Stamkos scored, tying the game 1-1.

In the second period, no scoring happened.

In the third period, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 19th goal of the season, making it 2-1 Bruins. Later, Lightning Vladislav Namestnikov scored, tying the game 2-2.

In overtime, no scoring happened.

In the shootout, Bruins Brad Marchand scored the game-winning goal.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 35 saves on 37 shots. Rask is now 28-16-10 this season.

The Bruins led the game in blocked shots 11-9. The Lightning led the game in shots 37-30, hits 27-25 and faceoff wins 32-28. The Bruins went 0-for-4 on the power-play while the Lightning went 0-for-2.

Patrice Bergeron led the Bruins with 6 shots. Milan Lucic, Chris Kelly, Max Talbot, Carl Soderberg, Matt Bartkowski and Adam McQuaid led the Bruins with 3 hits each. Adam McQuaid led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots.

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

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 35-22-10 with 80 points. The next game for the Bruins is on Saturday, at the Pittsburgh Penguins, at 1pm ET.

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