Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Bruins beat Lightning 1-0 in overtime


Bruins Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand work their magic to win the game in overtime vs the Lightning, on March 8, 2016. Watch the game recap video here.
Last night the Bruins faced off against the Tampa Bay Lightning in a tight close game. Bruins goalie Jonas Gustavsson played great and Bruins Brad Marchand finished it off with a goal in overtime to get a big two points for the Bruins who are now tied with the Lightning for 1st in the Atlantic Division (the Lightning have one game in hand though) with 83 points.


Quick game summary
In the first period, no scoring happened.

In the second period, no scoring happened.

In the third period, no scoring happened.

In overtime, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 34th goal of the season, winning the game 1-0 for the Bruins.

Game notes
Jonas Gustavsson played in net and stopped all 42 shots he faced, earning his 1st shutout of the season. Gustavsson is now 11-5-1 with a 2.54 GAA and a .916 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in hits 30-18, faceoff wins 27-24 and blocked shots 17-7. The Lightning led the game in shots 42-33. The Bruins had no power-plays while the Lightning went 0-for-4.

Brad Marchand led the Bruins with 6 shots. Jimmy Hayes led the Bruins with 7 hits. Adam McQuaid led the Bruins with 4 blocked shots.

Kevan Miller, Tyler Randell and Zach Trotman were scratched and did not play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 38-23-7 with 83 points this season. The Bruins are now 23-7-3 on the road this season. The Bruins are 7-2-1 in their last 10 games. The next game for the Bruins is on Thursday, when they host the Carolina Hurricanes, at 7pm ET.

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