Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Hurricanes beat Bruins 2-1 in shootout


Bruins Jimmy Hayes drops the gloves with Hurricanes Brad Malone, on April 5, 2016. Watch the game recap video here.
On Tuesday the Bruins continued blowing away points as they were beat by the Hurricanes in the shootout 2-1.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Jimmy Hayes dropped the gloves with Hurricanes Brad Malone in a quick fight. Later, Hurricanes Jaccob Slavin scored, making the score 1-0 Hurricanes.

In the second period, no scoring happened.

In the third period, Bruins Loui Eriksson scored his 29th goal of the season, tying the game 1-1.

In overtime, no scoring happened.

In the shootout, Hurricanes Noah Hanifin scored to win the game.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 27 saves on 28 shots. Rask is now 30-22-8 with a 2.57 GAA and a .916 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 36-28, hits 22-18 and faceoff wins 36-26. The Hurricanes led the game in blocked shots 20-6. Both teams went 0-for-3 on the power-play.

Zdeno Chara led the Bruins with 5 shots. David Pastrnak led the Bruins with 3 hits.

Brett Connolly, Joe Morrow, Tyler Randell, Dennis Seidenberg and Zach Trotman were scratched and did not play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 41-30-9 with 91 points this season. The Bruins are now 16-17-6 at home this season. The Bruins are 2-7-1 in their last 10 games. The next game for the Bruins is on Thursday, when they host the Detroit Red Wings, at 7pm ET.

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