Sunday, November 8, 2015

Bruins hold on for 2-1 win over Islanders


Boston Bruins @ New York Islanders game recap video, on November 8, 2015.
On Sunday the Bruins almost had another meltdown with taking penalties and allowing power-play goals but Tuukka Rask was strong in net and the Bruins held on for a 2-1 win over the Islanders.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Ryan Spooner scored his 3rd goal of the season, a power-play goal, making it 1-0 Bruins.

In the second period, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 5th goal of the season, making it 2-0 Bruins.

In the third period, Islanders Johnny Boychuk scored a power-play goal, making it 2-1.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 36 saves on 37 shots. Rask is now 4-5-1 with a 3.22 GAA and a .891 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in blocked shots 17-13. The Islanders led the game in shots 37-27. Both teams had 25 hits each and 33 faceoff wins each. The Bruins went 1-for-3 on the power-play while the Islanders went 1-for-7.

Patrice Bergeron led the Bruins with 7 shots. Matt Beleskey and Zach Trotman led the Bruins with 4 hits each. Zdeno Chara, Torey Krug and Zach Trotman led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots each.

Frank Vatrano had another strong game, as he had 5 shots and 2 hits in 12:04 of ice time.

Joe Morrow, David Pastrnak and Tyler Randell were scratched and did not play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 7-6-1 with 15 points this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Thursday when they host the Colorado Avalanche at 7pm ET.

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