Thursday, November 5, 2015

Capitals outwork, outplay and beat Bruins 4-1


Boston Bruins @ Washington Capitals game recap video, on November 5, 2015.
Tonight at times the Bruins looked asleep and other times they just got outplayed by the Washington Capitals. The Capitals went on to a 4-1 win over the Bruins, giving the Bruins their first road loss this season.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Jimmy Hayes scored his 4th goal of the season, a power-play goal, making it 1-0 Bruins. Later, Capitals Alex Ovechkin scored, tying the game 1-1.

In the second period, Capitals Brooks Laich scored, making it 2-1 Capitals. Later, Capitals John Carlson scored a power-play goal, making it 3-1 Capitals. Bruins rookie Tyler Randell dropped the gloves with Capitals Michael Latta, recording his first NHL regular season fight.

Bruins Tyler Randell vs Capitals Michael Latta

In the third period, Capitals Karl Alzner scored an empty-net goal, making it 4-1 Capitals.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 27 saves on 30 shots. Rask is now 3-5-1 with a 3.46 GAA and a .879 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in faceoff wins 39-29. The Capitals led the game in shots 31-29 and blocked shots 19-10. Both teams had 25 hits. The Bruins went 1-for-2 on the power-play while the Capitals went 1-for-4.

Patrice Bergeron led the Bruins with 5 shots. Matt Beleskey led the Bruins with 5 hits. Adam McQuaid led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots.

David Pastrnak, Zac Rinaldo and Zach Trotman were scratched and did not play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 6-5-1 with 13 points this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Saturday, at the Montreal Canadiens, at 7pm ET.

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