Sunday, March 8, 2015

Bruins beat Red Wings 5-3


Detroit Red Wings @ Boston Bruins game recap video, on March 8, 2015.
Earlier today the Bruins special teams came alive against the Detroit Red Wings as they scored two shorthanded goals and two power-play goals to go on to a 5-3 win over the Red Wings.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 22nd goal of the season, a shorthanded goal, making it 1-0 Bruins. Later, Red Wings Gustav Nyquist scored, tying the game 1-1. Later, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 8th goal of the season, a power-play goal, making it 2-1 Bruins.

In the second period, Bruins Daniel Paille scored his 4th goal of the season, a shorthanded goal, making it 3-1 Bruins. Later, Bruins Daniel Paille scored his 5th goal of the season, making it 4-1 Bruins.

In the third period, Red Wings Luke Glendening scored, making it 4-2. Later, Bruins Loui Eriksson scored his 16th goal of the season, a power-play goal, making it 5-2 Bruins. Later, Red Wings Marek Zidlicky scored a power-play goal, making it 5-3.

Game notes
Niklas Svedberg played in net and made 36 saves on 39 shots. Svedberg is now 7-5-0 with a 2.43 GAA and a .918 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in faceoff wins 34-31 and blocked shots 14-7. The Red Wings led the game in shots 39-30 and hits 22-19. The Bruins went 2-for-5 on the power-play while the Red Wings went 1-for-5.

Dougie Hamilton led the Bruins with 6 shots. Max Talbot led the Bruins with 7 hits. Adam McQuaid led the Bruins with 5 blocked shots.

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

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 33-22-10 with 76 points and are 4th place in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Tuesday at the Ottawa Senators, at 7:30pm ET.

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