Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Blue Jackets beat Bruins 6-4

02/22/2016 Blue Jackets @ Bruins Three Stars of the Game
02/22/2016 Blue Jackets @ Bruins Three Stars of the Game. Watch the game recap video here.
Last night the Bruins couldn't keep up with the Blue Jackets and ended up with another home loss, losing 6-4.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Blue Jackets Boone Jenner scored a power-play goal, making the score 1-0 Blue Jackets. Less than 20 seconds later, Bruins Loui Eriksson scored his 22nd goal of the season, tying the game 1-1.

In the second period, 21 seconds into the period, Blue Jackets Boone Jenner scored, making the score 2-1 Blue Jackets. Later, Bruins Matt Beleskey scored his 10th goal of the season, tying the game 2-2. Later, Blue Jackets William Karlsson scored, making the score 3-2 Blue Jackets. Later, Blue Jackets Scott Hartnell scored a power-play goal, making the score 4-2 Blue Jackets.

In the third period, Bruins Matt Beleskey scored his 11th goal of the season, making the score 4-3. Later, Bruins Kevan Miller dropped the gloves with Blue Jackets Matt Calvert and they had a spirited bout. Later, Blue Jackets Brandon Saad scored, making the score 5-3 Blue Jackets. Later, Bruins Loui Eriksson scored his 23rd goal of the season, making the score 5-4. Less than a minute later, Blue Jackets Dalton Prout scored, making the score 6-4 Blue Jackets.

Matt Calvert vs Kevan Miller

Game notes
Jonas Gustavsson played in net and made 29 saves on 34 shots. Gustavsson is now 10-5-1 with a 2.69 GAA and a .909 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in faceoff wins 44-25. The Blue Jackets led the game in shots 35-30 and hits 31-24. Both teams had 13 blocked shots each. The Bruins went 0-for-2 on the power-play while the Blue Jackets went 2-for-3.

David Krejci led the Bruins with 5 shots. Jimmy Hayes led the Bruins with 4 shots. Adam McQuaid led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots.

Tyler Randell, Max Talbot and Zach Trotman were scratched and did not play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 32-22-6 with 70 points this season. The Bruins are now 12-15-3 at home this season. The Bruins are 6-4-0 in their last 10 games. The next game for the Bruins is on Wednesday, when they host the Pittsburgh Penguins, at 7:30pm ET.

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