Thursday, December 10, 2015

Rask leads Bruins to win over Montreal

Boston Bruins @ Montreal Canadiens game recap video, on December 9, 2015.
The Bruins haven't fared well against the Montreal Canadiens recently but Wednesday night Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask lead the way and the Bruins offense came alive in the third period to get the 3-1 win.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Canadiens Paul Byro scored, making the score 1-0 Canadiens.

In the second period, no scoring happened.

In the third period, Bruins Loui Eriksson scored his 11th goal of the season, a short-handed goal, tying the game 1-1. Less than a minute later, Bruins Landon Ferraro scored his 3rd goal of the season, making the score 2-1 Bruins. Later, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 9th goal of the season, making the score 3-1 Bruins.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 32 saves on 33 shots. Rask is now 10-7-3 with a 2.63 GAA and a .910 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in hits 40-23 and blocked shots 25-14. The Canadiens led the game in shots 33-23 and faceoff wins 40-37. The Bruins went 0-for-2 on the power-play while the Canadiens went 0-for-3.

Patrice Bergeron led the Bruins with 5 shots. Landon Ferraro, Matt Beleskey and Dennis Seidenberg led the Bruins with 5 hits each. Landon Ferraro led the Bruins with 4 blocked shots.

Colin Miller, Joe Morrow and Tyler Randell were scratched and did not play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 15-9-3 with 33 points this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Saturday when they host the Florida Panthers, at 1:00pm ET.

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