Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Sabres beat Bruins in shootout 2-1

Buffalo Sabres @ Boston Bruins game recap video, on March 17, 2015.
Here's a quick game summary blog post of the Bruins 2-1 shootout loss to the Buffalo Sabres.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Loui Eriksson scored his 18th goal of the season, making it 1-0 Bruins.

In the second period, no scoring happened.

In the third period, Sabres Rasmus Ristolainen scored a power-play goal, tying the game 1-1.

In overtime, no scoring happened.

In the shootout, Sabres Brian Gionta scored to win the game.

Game notes
Niklas Svedberg played in net and made 23 saves on 24 shots. Svedberg is now 7-5-1 this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 45-24 and faceoff wins 33-24. The Sabres led the game in hits 34-27 and blocked shots 28-10. The Bruins went 0-for-2 on the power-play while the Sabres went 1-for-2.

Loui Eriksson and Chris Kelly led the Bruins with 5 shots each. Milan Lucic led the Bruins with 6 hits. Patrice Bergeron and Adam McQuaid led the Bruins with 2 blocked shots each.

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

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 36-23-11 with 83 points. The next game for the Bruins is on Thursday at the Ottawa Senators, at 7:30pm ET.

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