Sunday, December 20, 2015

Bruins beat Devils 2-1 in shootout

New Jersey Devils @ Boston Bruins game recap video, on December 20, 2015.
Sunday night the Bruins hosted the New Jersey Devils and did they something they don't usually do, win a game in a shootout.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Loui Eriksson scored his 13th goal of the season, making the score 1-0 Bruins.

In the second period, Devils Andy Greene scored, tying the game 1-1.

In the third period, no scoring happened.

In overtime, no scoring happened.

In the shootout, Bruins Ryan Spooner scored, which turned out to be the winning goal.

Game notes
Jonas Gustavsson played in net and made 29 saves on 30 shots. Gustavsson is now 6-2-1 with a 2.43 GAA and a .912 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 39-30, hits 31-24, faceoff wins 42-27 and blocked shots 19-15. The Bruins went 0-for-1 on the power-play while the Devils went 0-for-2.

Zdeno Chara and Patrice Bergeron led the Bruins with 6 shots each. Matt Beleskey led the Bruins with 6 hits each. Dennis Seidenberg and Adam McQuaid led the Bruins with 4 blocked shots each.

Joe Morrow, David Pastrnak and Zach Trotman were scratched and did not play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 19-9-4 with 42 points this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Tuesday when they host the St. Louis Blues, at 7:00pm ET.

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