Sunday, March 27, 2016

Bruins beat Leafs 3-1


Leafs Nazem Kadri takes a hit from Bruins David Krejci, later on Kadri throws a tantrum and goes after Loui Eriksson for no reason, on March 26, 2016. Watch the game recap video here.
The Bruins finally won a game, but it's not saying much because they beat the Leafs on Saturday night 3-1.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Leafs Ben Smith scored, making the score 1-0 Leafs.

In the second period, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 29th goal of the season, a power-play goal, tying the game 1-1. Later, Bruins Zdeno Chara scored his 9th goal of the season, making the score 2-1 Bruins.

In the third period, Bruins Matt Beleskey scored his 14th goal of the season, a power-play/empty-net goal, making the score 3-1 Bruins.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 25 saves on 26 shots. Rask is now 29-21-7 with a 2.51 GAA and a .918 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 33-26, hits 43-26 and blocked shots 20-13. The Maple Leafs led the game in faceoff wins 36-29. The Bruins went 2-for-4 on the power-play while the Maple Leafs went 0-for-2.

Lee Stempniak and David Krejci led the Bruins with 4 shots each. Zdeno Chara and Noel Acciari led the Bruins with 5 hits each. David Krejci led the Bruins with 5 blocked shots.

Brett Connolly, John-Michael Liles, Tyler Randell and Zach Trotman were scratched and did not play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 40-28-8 with 88 points this season. The Bruins are now 24-11-3 on the road this season. The Bruins are 4-5-1 in their last 10 games. The next game for the Bruins is on Tuesday, at the New Jersey Devils, at 7pm ET.

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