Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Lucic helps Kings embarrass Bruins in 9-2 slaughter


Boston Bruins tribute to Milan Lucic, on February 9, 2016. Watch the game recap video here.
Hey look, the Bruins didn't show up for another game. Or wait, did they show up and just get demolished by a much better team that shows them that they are a much inferior team to the good teams in the NHL this season.

What an embarrassment last night was, I feel bad for those that paid money to go see that game. The word "embarrassment" has come up too much this season after Bruins game, referring to the Bruins play.

Torey Krug (-4), Ryan Spooner (-3) and Jimmy Hayes (-3) led the way in this one. Best part of the game? No doubt it was the Boston Bruins tribute video to Milan Lucic. Watch the video above to see the tribute.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Tyler Randell dropped the gloves with Kings Kyle Clifford and knocked down Clifford with two big punches. Later, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 25th goal of the season, a power-play goal, making the score 1-0 Bruins. Later, Kings Jeff Carter scored a power-play goal, tying the game 1-1. Before the end of the period, Kings Marian Gaborik scored, making the score 2-1 Kings.

In the second period, Kings Andy Andreoff scored, making the score 3-1 Kings. Later, Kings Drew Doughty scored a power-play goal, making the score 4-1 Kings. Less than a minute later, Kings Dwight King scored, making the score 5-1 Kings. Not long after the goal, Bruins Matt Beleskey dropped the gloves with Kings Andy Andreoff and Beleskey got the edge in that fight. Later, Kings Trevor Lewis scored, making the score 6-1 Kings.

In the third period, Kings Milan Lucic scored, making the score 7-1 Kings. Less than two minutes later, Bruins Tyler Randell scored his 5th goal of the season, making the score 7-2. Later, Kings Luke Schenn scored a power-play goal, making the score 8-2 Kings. Later, Kings Dustin Brown scored, making the score 9-2 Kings.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask started the game in net and made 27 saves on 32 shots. After the 5th goal against (12:42 of the second period), Rask was pulled from the game, Jonas Gustavsson played the rest of the game, making 21 saves on 25 shots. Rask got the loss and is now 19-16-5 with a 2.56 GAA and a .916 save percentage this season. Gustavsson now has a 2.58 GAA and a .911 save percentage this season.

The Kings led the game in shots 57-37, faceoff wins 39-26 and blocked shots 17-10. Both teams had 30 hits each. The Bruins went 1-for-3 on the power-play while the Kings went 3-for-3.

Patrice Bergeron and David Pastrnak led the Bruins with 5 shots. Max Talbot and Dennis Seidenberg led the Bruins with 4 hits each.

Colin Miller and Zac Rinaldo were scratched and did not play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 28-19-6 with 62 points this season. The Bruins are now 12-14-3 at home this season. The Bruins are 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. The next game for the Bruins is on Thursday at the Winnipeg Jets, at 8pm ET.

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