Sunday, November 1, 2015

Bruins beat Lightning, extend winning streak


Boston Bruins @ Tampa Bay Lightning game recap video, on October 31, 2015.
Well the Bruins are on a roll, after beating the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday, the Bruins have won their last four games and are 6-0-1 in their last seven games after a bad start to the season. With their win against the Lightning, the Bruins remain undefeated on the road (5-0-0) this young season.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Lightning Nikita Kucherov scored a power-play goal, making it 1-0 Lightning. Later, Bruins Matt Beleskey scored his 2nd goal of the season, tying the game 1-1.

In the second period, no scoring happened.

In the third period, Bruins Brett Connolly scored his 4th goal of the season,a power-play goal, making it 2-1 Bruins. Late in the game, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 5th goal of the season, an empty-net goal, making it 3-1 Bruins.

Game notes
Jonas Gustavsson played in net and made 21 saves on 22 shots. Gustavsson is now 3-0-0 with a 2.00 GAA and a .914 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 34-22, hits 28-21 and blocked shots 14-9. The Lightning led the game in faceoff wins 32-26. The Bruins went 1-for-3 on the power-play while the Lightning went 1-for-5.

Brad Marchand led the Bruins with 5 shots. Zac Rinaldo led the Bruins with 5 hits. Kevan Miller led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots.

Tyler Randell and Zach Trotman were scratched and didn't play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 6-3-1 with 13 points this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Tuesday when they host Tyler Seguin and the Dallas Stars, at 7pm ET.

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