Sunday, December 6, 2015

Bruins shutout Canucks 4-0


Boston Bruins @ Vancouver Canucks game recap video, on December 5, 2015.
On Saturday night the Bruins visited the Vancouver Canucks but only one team showed up on the ice and it was the Bruins as Tuukka Rask led the way with a 4-0 shutout win over the Canucks.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Zac Rinaldo dropped the gloves with Canucks Derek Dorsett and they had a short fight. Not long later, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 13th goal of the season, making the score 1-0 Bruins. Later, Bruins Torey Krug scored his 3rd goal of the season, making the score 2-0 Bruins.

During the period, Bruins Adam McQuaid took a shot off his wrist and did not return to the game.

In the second period, Bruins Landon Ferraro scored his 2nd goal of the season, making the score 3-0 Bruins.

In the third period, Bruins Tyler Randell scored his 4th goal of the season, making the score 4-0 Bruins. Late in the game, Canucks Brandon Prust speared Bruins Brad Marchand in the groin area and he was given a 10-minute misconduct but look for him to get suspended for that cheapshot.

Canucks Brandon Prust spears Bruins Brad Marchand in the groin

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and stopped all 17 shots he faced. Rask is now 9-7-3 with a 2.72 GAA and a .906 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 22-17, faceoff wins 29-25 and blocked shots 16-10. The Canucks led the game in hits 20-15. The Bruins went 0-for-1 on the power-play while the Canucks went 0-for-3.

Brad Marchand led the Bruins with 5 shots. Zac Rinaldo led the Bruins with 3 hits. Kevan Miller led the Bruins with 4 blocked shots.

Jimmy Hayes, Colin Miller and Dennis Seidenberg were scratched and did not play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 14-8-3 with 31 points this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Monday when they host the Nashville Predators, at 7:00pm ET.

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