Monday, April 4, 2016

Blackhawks beat Bruins 6-4


Blackhawks Patrick Kane scores a hat trick vs Bruins, on April 3, 2016. Watch the game recap video here.
On Sunday, the Bruins were no match for the Chicago Blackhawks where it was once 6-0 Blackhawks. The Bruins fought their way back to 6-4 but they couldn't tie it up before end of regulation.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Blackhawks Artem Anisimov scored a power-play goal, making the score 1-0 Blackhawks. Later, Blackhawks Patrick Kane scored, making the score 2-0 Blackhawks.

In the second period, Blackhawks Patrick Kane scored, making the score 3-0 Blackhawks. Later, Blackhawks Jonathan Toews scored, making the score 4-0 Blackhawks. Later, Blackhawks Artemi Panarin scored, making the score 5-0 Blackhawks. Later, Blackhawks Patrick Kane scored a power-play goal, making the score 6-0 Blackhawks. Later, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 13th goal of the season, making the score 6-1. Only 11 seconds later, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 31st goal of the season, making the score 6-2.

In the third period, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 32nd goal of the season, making the score 6-3. Later, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 36th goal of the season, making the score 6-4.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask started the game in net and was pulled early in the second period. Rask made 18 saves on 22 shots. Rask did not get the decision, and now has a 2.60 GAA and a .915 save percentage this season. Jonas Gustavsson played the rest of the game and made 10 saves on 12 shots. Gustavsson got the decision, is now 11-8-1 with a 2.65 GAA and a .910 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 46-34, hits 31-17 and faceoff wins 36-26. Both teams had 17 blocked shots. The Bruins went 0-for-1 on the power-play while the Blackhawks went 2-for-3.

Torey Krug led the Bruins with 10 shots. Brad Marchand led the Bruins with 5 hits. John-Michael Liles and Adam McQuaid led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots each.

Brett Connolly, Jimmy Hayes, Kevan Miller, Tyler Randell and Dennis Seidenberg were scratched and did not play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 41-30-8 with 90 points this season. The Bruins are now 25-13-3 on the road this season. The Bruins are 3-7-0 in their last 10 games. The next game for the Bruins is on Tuesday, when they host the Carolina Hurricanes, at 7pm ET.

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