Thursday, January 14, 2016

Bruins defense breaks down, lose to Flyers


Boston Bruins @ Philadelphia Flyers game recap video, on January 13, 2016.
The Bruins are not having such a good road trip with their latest loss to the Flyers on Wednesday night.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Flyers Jakub Voracek scored, making the score 1-0 Flyers. Later, Flyers Brayden Schenn hit Bruins Torey Krug with a big clean hit, Bruins Kevan Miller dropped the gloves with Schenn and they had a spirited bout.

In the second period, Bruins Kevan Miller scored his 3rd goal of the season, tying the game 1-1. Later, Bruins Loui Eriksson scored his 15th goal of the season, a power-play goal, making the score 2-1 Bruins.

In the third period, Flyers Wayne Simmonds scored, tying the game 2-2. Less than two minutes later, Flyers Mark Streit scored, making the score 3-2 Flyers.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 18 saves on 21 shots. Rask is now 14-13-4 with a 2.51 GAA and a .915 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 32-21, hits 28-25 and blocked shots 20-11. Both teams had 25 faceoff wins. The Bruins went 1-for-2 on the power-play while the Flyers went 0-for-3.

Loui Eriksson led the Bruins with 5 shots. Zac Rinaldo and Dennis Seidenberg led the Bruins with 5 hits each. Zdeno Chara led the Bruins with 4 blocked shots.

Joe Morrow, David Pastrnak and Tyler Randell were scratched and did not play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 21-16-5 with 47 points this season. The Bruins are now 12-5-3 on the road this season. The Bruins are 2-7-1 in their last 10 games. The next game for the Bruins is on Friday at the Buffalo Sabres, at 7pm ET.

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