Thursday, February 25, 2016

Rask, Pastrnak and McQuaid lead Bruins to 5-1 win over Penguins

02/24/2016 Penguins @ Bruins Three Stars of the Game
02/24/2016 Penguins @ Bruins Three Stars of the Game. Watch the game recap video here.
On Wednesday, the Bruins got back on track and came away with a 5-1 win over the Penguins as they came alive in the third period.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 7th goal of the season, a penalty shot goal, making the score 1-0 Bruins.

In the second period, Bruins Landon Ferraro dropped the gloves with Penguins Scott Wilson and they had a spirited bout. Later, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 8th goal of the season, making the score 2-0 Bruins. Less than a minute later, Penguins Tom Kuhnhackl scored, making the score 2-1.

In the third period, Bruins Jimmy Hayes scored his 13th goal of the season, making the score 3-1 Bruins. Later, Bruins Landon Ferraro scored his 4th goal of the season, making the score 4-1 Bruins. Less than two minutes later, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 31st goal of the season, making the score 5-1 Bruins.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 41 saves on 42 shots. Rask is now 23-17-5 with a 2.56 GAA and a .917 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in hits 25-20 and blocked shots 17-11. The Penguins led the game in shots 42-29 and faceoff wins 33-28. The Bruins had no power-plays while the Penguins went 0-for-1.

David Pastrnak led the Bruins with 7 shots. Zac Rinaldo led the Bruins with 6 hits. Adam McQuaid led the Bruins with 4 blocked shots.

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

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 33-22-6 with 72 points this season. The Bruins are now 13-15-3 at home this season. The Bruins are 6-4-0 in their last 10 games. The next game for the Bruins is on Friday, at the Carolina Hurricanes, at 7pm ET.

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