Monday, March 21, 2016

Bruins finish west road trip with another loss

Bruins Adam McQuaid vs Kings Dwight King, on March 19, 2016. Watch the game recap video here.
On Saturday the Bruins ended their west coast road trip with another loss, this time to the LA Kings, 2-1. The Bruins visit the NY Rangers on Wednesday to try and get back on track as the end of the season is approaching.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Adam McQuaid got into a fight with Kings Dwight King and they had a spirited bout. Later, Kings Tanner Pearson scored, making the score 1-0 Kings.

In the second period, Kings Alec Martinez scored, making the score 2-0 Kings. Later, Bruins Tyler Randell scored his 6th goal of the season, making the score 2-1.

In the third period, no scoring happened.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 18 saves on 20 shots. Rask is now 28-20-7 with a 2.51 GAA and a .918 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 28-20, hits 45-29 and faceoff wins 31-19. The Kings led the game in blocked shots 17-8. The Bruins went 0-for-4 on the power-play while the Kings went 0-for-2.

Brad Marchand led the Bruins with 5 shots. Zdeno Chara, David Krejci, Noel Acciariz and Kevan Miller all led the Bruins with 6 hits each.

Brett Connolly, Joe Morrow and Zach Trotman were scratched and did not play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 39-26-8 with 86 points this season. The Bruins are now 23-10-3 on the road this season. The Bruins are 5-3-2 in their last 10 games. The next game for the Bruins is on Wednesday, at the New York Rangers, at 8pm ET on NBCSN.

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