Monday, March 14, 2016

Bruins beat Islanders 3-1

3/12/2016 - Islanders @ Bruins Three Stars
3/12/2016 - Islanders @ Bruins Three Stars, on March 12, 2016. Watch the game recap video here.
On Saturday the Bruins hosted the New York Islanders and the Bruins managed to get a 3-1 win with Tuukka Rask and David Pastrnak leading the way.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Loui Eriksson scored his 26th goal of the season, a power-play goal, making the score 1-0 Bruins.

In the second period, Islanders John Tavares scored, tying the game 1-1. Later, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 11th goal of the season, making the score 2-1 Bruins.

In the third period, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 12th goal of the season, making the score 3-1 Bruins.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 25 saves on 26 shots. Rask is now 28-18-7 with a 2.51 GAA and a .919 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 31-26. The Islanders led the game in hits 38-26 and blocked shots 18-17. Both teams had 30 faceoff wins. The Bruins went 1-for-1 on the power-play while the Islanders didn't have any power-plays.

Jimmy Hayes led the Bruins with 4 shots. Noel Acciari led the Bruins with 4 hits. John-Michael Liles, Patrice Bergeron and 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 39-23-8 with 86 points this season. The Bruins are now 16-16-5 at home this season. The Bruins are 7-1-2 in their last 10 games. The next game for the Bruins is on Tuesday, at the San Jose Sharks, at 10pm ET.

Vatrano recalled
On Monday, the Bruins recalled forward Frank Vatrano from Providence (AHL) on an emergency basis.

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