Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Bruins beat Blue Jackets in overtime 2-1

02/16/2016 Bruins @ Blue Jackets Three Stars of the Game
02/16/2016 Bruins @ Blue Jackets Three Stars of the Game. Watch the game recap video here.
With Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask leading the way and Patrice Bergeron and Adam McQuaid returning to the lineup, the Bruins managed to get a 2-1 overtime win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Blue Jackets Alexander Wennberg scored on a penalty shot, making the score 1-0 Blue Jackets. Later, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 22nd goal of the season, tying the score 1-1.

In the second period, no scoring happened.

In the third period, no scoring happened.

In overtime, Bruins Loui Eriksson scored his 20th goal of the season, winning the game 2-1 for the Bruins.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 28 saves on 29 shots. Rask is now 21-16-5 with a 2.60 GAA and a .915 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 30-29 and faceoff wins 37-30. The Blue Jackets led the game in hits 29-20 and blocked shots 14-13. The Bruins went 0-for-4 on the power-play while the Blue Jackets went 0-for-3.

Patrice Bergeron led the Bruins with 4 shots. Matt Beleskey, Torey Krug and Adam McQuaid led the Bruins with 3 hits each.

Joe Morrow, Zac Rinaldo and Max Talbot were scratched and did not play. With the Bruins activating defenseman Adam McQuaid from injured reserve, they sent defenseman Colin Miller to Providence (AHL).

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 31-20-6 with 68 points this season. The Bruins are now 19-6-3 on the road this season. The Bruins are 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. The next game for the Bruins is on Thursday at the Nashville Predators, at 8pm ET.

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