Friday, March 4, 2016

Bruins beat Blackhawks 4-2

03/03/2016 - Blackhawks @ Bruins Three Stars of the Game
03/03/2016 - Blackhawks @ Bruins Three Stars of the Game. Watch the game recap video here.
Last night the Bruins took advantage of many mistakes made by the Blackhawks to get a 4-2 win. With that win, Bruins coach Claude Julien earned his 387th win with the Bruins, which tied Art Ross for the most wins in franchise history.

Quick game summary
In the first period, less than two minutes into the period, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 25th goal of the season, making the score 1-0 Bruins. Later, Blackhawks Jonathan Toews scored a power-play goal, tying the game 1-1. Later, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 33rd goal of the season, making the score 2-1 Bruins.

In the second period, Bruins Ryan Spooner scored his 12th goal of the season, a power-play goal, making the score 3-1 Bruins. Later, Bruins Loui Eriksson scored his 24th goal of the season, making the score 4-1 Bruins. Later, Blackhawks Tomas Fleischmann scored, making the score 4-2.

In the third period, no scoring happened.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 25 saves on 27 shots. Rask is now 26-18-5 with a 2.52 GAA and a .918 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in hits 23-18 and blocked shots 17-13. The Blackhawks led the game in shots 27-25 and faceoff wins 33-28. Both teams went 1-for-2 on the power-play.

Patrice Bergeron, Ryan Spooner and David Pastrnak led the Bruins with 3 shots each. Landon Ferraro, Adam McQuaid and Kevan Miller led the Bruins with 4 hits each. Kevan Miller led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots.

Joe Morrow, Tyler Randell and Zach Trotman were scratched and did not play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 36-23-6 with 78 points this season. The Bruins are now 15-16-3 at home this season. The Bruins are 6-4-0 in their last 10 games. The next game for the Bruins is on Saturday, when they host the Washington Capitals, at 7pm ET.

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