Sunday, March 22, 2015

Lightning beat Bruins 5-3

Boston Bruins @ Tampa Bay Lightning game recap video, on March 22, 2015.
Here's a game summary blog post of the Bruins 5-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Quick game summary
In the first period, only 33 seconds into the game, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 21st goal of the season, making it 1-0 Bruins. Later, Lightning Vladislav Namestnikov scored, tying the game 1-1. Later, Bruins Brad Marchand dropped the gloves with Lightning Steven Stamkos. Later, Lightning J.T. Brown scored, making it 2-1 Lightning. Only 15 seconds later, Lightning Anton Stralman scored, making it 3-1 Lightning.

In the second period, Lightning Jason Garrison scored, making it 4-1 Lightning.

In the third period, Bruins Zdeno Chara scored his 8th goal of the season, a power-play goal, making it 4-2. Later, Lightning Ondrej Palat scored, making it 5-2 Lightning. Later, Bruins Daniel Paille scored his 6th goal of the season, making it 5-3.

Brad Marchand vs Steven Stamkos

Game notes
Tuukka Rask started and played in net for 27:50 of ice time, made 8 saves on 12 shots and got the loss. Rask is now 29-19-11 this season. Niklas Svedberg came into the game and made 6 saves on 7 shots, in 31:29 of ice time.

The Bruins led the game in hits 21-19 and faceoff wins 26-25. The Lightning led the game in blocked shots 21-18. The Bruins went 1-for-2 on the power-play while the Lightning went 1-for-1.

Zdeno Chara led the Bruins with 5 shots. Matt Bartkowski led the Bruins with 4 hits. Dennis Seidenberg led the Bruins with 6 blocked shots.

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

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 36-25-12 with 84 points. The next game for the Bruins is on Thursday when they host the Anaheim Ducks, at 7pm ET.

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