Friday, March 11, 2016

Hurricanes beat Bruins 3-2 in overtime

3/10/2016 - Hurricanes @ Bruins Three Stars
3/10/2016 - Hurricanes @ Bruins Three Stars, on March 10, 2016. Watch the game recap video here.
Last night the Bruins hosted the Carolina Hurricanes and wound up losing in overtime 3-2.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Hurricanes Elias Lindholm scored a power-play goal, making the score 1-0 Hurricanes.

In the second period, Bruins Loui Eriksson scored his 25th goal of the season, a power-play goal, tying the game 1-1. Later, Hurricanes Nathan Gerbe scored, making the score 2-1 Hurricanes.

In the third period, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 10th goal of the season, tying the game 2-2.

In overtime, Hurricanes Phillip Di Giuseppe scored, winning the game 3-2.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 25 saves on 28 shots. Rask is now 27-18-7 with a 2.54 GAA and a .918 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 32-28, hits 19-17 and blocked shots 18-10. The Hurricanes led the game in faceoff wins 33-25. The Bruins went 1-for-2 on the power-play while the Hurricanes went 1-for-3.

Zdeno Chara led the Bruins with 5 shots. Zdeno Chara and Matt Beleskey led the Bruins with 4 hits each. Dennis Seidenberg and Adam McQuaid led the Bruins with 4 blocked shots each.

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

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 38-23-8 with 84 points this season. The Bruins are now 15-16-5 at home this season. The Bruins are 6-2-2 in their last 10 games. The next game for the Bruins is on Saturday, when they host the New York Islanders, at 1pm ET.

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