Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Bruins steal overtime win vs Red Wings


Boston Bruins @ Detroit Red Wings game recap video, on November 25, 2015.
Tonight, Thanksgiving eve, the Bruins got lucky and stole two points from the Detroit Red Wings with a 3-2 overtime win. Bruins goalie Jonas Gustavsson kept the Bruins in the game throughout the game as after the Bruins got a 1-0 lead they seemed to go on an early Thanksgiving break as the Red Wings outplayed them for the rest of the game.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Frank Vatrano scored his 2nd goal of the season, making the score 1-0 Bruins.

In the second period, Red Wings Pavel Datsyuk scored, tying the game 1-1. Later, Red Wings Tomas Tatar scored, making the score 2-1 Red Wings.

In the third period, Bruins Colin Miller scored his 2nd goal of the season, tying the game 2-2.

In overtime, Bruins Frank Vatrano scored his 3rd goal of the season, winning the game 3-2 for the Bruins.

Game notes
Jonas Gustavsson played in net and made 32 saves on 34 shots. Gustavsson is now 5-1-0 with a 2.15 GAA and a .920 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in hits 23-14, faceoff wins 26-21 and blocked shots 12-7. The Red Wings led the game in shots 34-22. Both teams went 0-for-3 on the power-play.

Colin Miller, Zach Trotman and Frank Vatrano led the Bruins with 3 shots each. Matt Beleskey led the Bruins with 4 hits.

Joe Morrow, Tyler Randell and Max Talbot were scratched and did not play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 12-8-1 with 25 points this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Friday when they host the New York Rangers at 1pm ET.

To all of those that celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, have a happy and safe holiday!

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