Saturday, February 27, 2016

Rask and Beleskey lead Bruins to win over Hurricanes

02/26/2016 Bruins @ Hurricanes Three Stars of the Game
02/26/2016 Bruins @ Hurricanes Three Stars of the Game. Watch the game recap video here.
Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask led the way along with Matt Beleskey to give the Bruins a 4-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 23rd goal of the season, making the score 1-0 Bruins. Less than three minutes later, Bruins Matt Beleskey scored his 12th goal of the season, making the score 2-0 Bruins.

In the second period, no scoring happened.

In the third period, Hurricanes Noah Hanifin scored a power-play goal, making the score 2-1. Later, Bruins Matt Beleskey scored his 13th goal of the season, making the score 3-1 Bruins. Late, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 32nd goal of the season, an empty-net goal, making the score 4-1 Bruins.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 39 saves on 40 shots. Rask is now 24-17-5 with a 2.53 GAA and a .918 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in blocked shots 21-13. The Hurricanes led the game in shots 40-22, hits 21-20 and faceoff wins 31-30. The Bruins went 0-for-1 on the power-play while the Hurricanes went 1-for-3.

Patrice Bergeron led the Bruins with 4 shots. Jimmy Hayes led the Bruins with 3 hits. Zdeno Chara and Adam McQuaid led the Bruins with 5 blocked shots each.

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

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 34-22-6 with 74 points this season. The Bruins are now 21-7-3 on the road this season. The Bruins are 6-4-0 in their last 10 games. The next game for the Bruins is on Sunday, when they host the Tampa Bay Lightning, at 6:30pm ET on NBCSN.

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