Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Devils beat Bruins 2-1

Bruins Brad Marchand scores a beauty of a goal vs the Devils, on March 29, 2016. Watch the game recap video here.
As seen this season and in past seasons, at times the Bruins have a habit of making average goalies look like All-Stars and that's exactly what they did last night vs the Devils as they took another loss, this time 2-1 to the Devils. The Bruins playoff hopes are diminishing with every loss.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Devils Travis Zajac scored a power-play goal, making the score 1-0 Devils.

In the second period, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 35th goal of the season, tying the game 1-1.

In the third period, Devils Reid Boucher scored a power-play goal, making the score 2-1 Devils.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 13 saves on 15 shots. Rask is now 29-22-7 with a 2.51 GAA and a .918 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 40-15 and faceoff wins 31-30. The Devils led the game in hits 23-14 and blocked shots 11-10. The Bruins went 0-for-2 on the power-play while the Devils went 2-for-5.

Torey Krug led the Bruins with 6 shots. Kevan Miller led the Bruins with 3 hits. Chara, Seidenberg and McQuaid led the Bruins with 2 blocked shots each.

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

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 40-29-8 with 88 points this season. The Bruins are now 24-12-3 on the road this season. The Bruins are 3-6-1 in their last 10 games. The next game for the Bruins is on Friday, at the St. Louis Blues, at 8pm ET.

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