Saturday, February 13, 2016

Without Bergeron, Bruins beat Wild 4-2

02/13/2016 Bruins @ Wild Three Stars of the Game
02/13/2016 Bruins @ Wild Three Stars of the Game. Watch the game recap video here.
The Bruins were missing Patrice Bergeron with an undisclosed injury from Saturday's early game vs the Minnesota Wild but they managed to come away with a 4-2 win, that would earn Bruins coach Claude Julien his 500th NHL win.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 27th goal of the season, a shorthanded goal, making the score 1-0 Bruins.

In the second period, Bruins-killer Wild's Thomas Vanek scored, tying the game 1-1. Less than a minute later, Bruins David Krejci scored his 13th goal of the season, making the score 2-1 Bruins.

In the third period, Bruins Loui Eriksson scored his 18th goal of the season, making the score 3-1 Bruins. Later, Bruins Zdeno Chara scored his 8th goal of the season, an empty-net goal, making the score 4-1 Bruins. Later, Wild's Mike Reilly scored, making the score 4-2.

Game notes
Jonas Gustavsson played in net and made 31 saves on 33 shots. Gustavsson is now 10-3-1 with a 2.54 GAA and a .913 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in hits 24-21, faceoff wins 30-24 and blocked shots 16-10. The Wild led the game in shots 33-19. The Bruins went 0-for-6 on the power-play while the Wild went 0-for-5.

Zdeno Chara led the Bruins with 4 shots. Matt Beleskey led the Bruins with 4 hits. Dennis Seidenberg led the Bruins with 4 blocked shots.

Patrice Bergeron, Landon Ferraro and Colin Miller were scratched and did not play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 30-19-6 with 66 points this season. The Bruins are now 18-5-3 on the road this season. The Bruins are 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. The next game for the Bruins is on Sunday at the Detroit Red Wings, at 3:30pm ET on NBC.

Congrats to Bruins coach Claude Julien on 500 wins

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