Friday, January 8, 2016

Bruins beat Devils 4-1


Boston Bruins @ New Jersey Devils game recap video, on January 8, 2016.
On Friday night the Bruins came away with a 4-1 win over the New Jersey Devils. With that win, the Bruins became the 2nd team in NHL history to win 3,000 regular-season games. The Bruins have an all-time record of 3,000-2,281-791-139 in 6,211 regular-season games.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Frank Vatrano scored his 6th goal of the season, making the score 1-0 Bruins. Later, Bruins Zac Rinaldo and Devils Jordin Tootoo dropped the gloves off a faceoff and had a quick bout.

In the second period, Bruins Ryan Spooner scored his 9th goal of the season, making the score 2-0 Bruins. Later, Devils Bobby Farnham scored, making the score 2-1. Later, Bruins Jimmy Hayes scored his 9th goal of the season, a power-play goal, making the score 3-1 Bruins.

In the third period, Bruins Colin Miller scored his 3rd goal of the season, making the score 4-1 Bruins.

Game notes
Jonas Gustavsson played in net and made 19 saves on 20 shots. Gustavsson is now 7-3-1 with a 2.44 GAA and a .909 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 31-20. The Devils led the game in hits 34-17 and faceoff circle 26-23. Both teams had 9 blocked shots each. The Bruins went 1-for-3 on the power-play while the Devils went 0-for-2.

Zach Trotman led the Bruins with 5 shots. Matt Beleskey led the Bruins with 4 hits. Kevan Miller led the Bruins with 2 blocked shots.

David Pastrnak returned to the lineup and had 1 shot and 2 hits. Joe Morrow and Tyler Randell were scratched and did not play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 21-14-4 with 46 points this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Saturday at the Ottawa Senators, at 7pm ET.

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