Thursday, December 17, 2015

Rask leads Bruins to shutout win over Penguins

Pittsburgh Penguins @ Boston Bruins game recap video, on December 16, 2015.
Last night the struggling Pittsburgh Penguins came into Boston and put on another stinker in the effort department and Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask lead the way earning a 3-0 shutout win.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Max Talbot scored his 1st goal of the season, making the score 1-0 Bruins.

In the second period, Bruins Jimmy Hayes scored his 5th goal of the season, making the score 2-0 Bruins.

In the third period, Bruins Ryan Spooner scored his 8th goal of the season, making the score 3-0 Bruins.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and stopped all 34 shots he faced, earning his 4th shutout of the season. Rask is now 12-7-3 with a 2.44 GAA and a .917 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in blocked shots 14-9. The Penguins led the game in shots 34-29, hits 29-25 and faceoff wins 32-31. The Bruins went 1-for-4 on the power-play while the Penguins went 0-for-3.

Brad Marchand led the Bruins with 5 shots. Kevan Miller led the Bruins with 5 hits and 4 blocked shots.

Joe Morrow, Tyler Randell and Zach Trotman were scratched and did not play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 17-9-4 with 38 points this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Friday at the Pittsburgh Penguins, at 7:00pm ET.

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