Thursday, October 13, 2016

Bruins comeback to beat Blue Jackets 6-3


Bruins Brad Marchand's 5 points vs the Columbus Blue Jackets, on October 13, 2016. Watch the video recap of the game on NHL.com.
The 2016 NHL season has begun and tonight the Bruins played game 1 at the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Bruins would fall behind but come back in the second period to tie it up and Bruins Brad Marchand would lead the way in the third period to a 6-3 Bruins win.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Blue Jackets Alexander Wennberg scored, making it 1-0 Blue Jackets. Later, Blue Jackets Cam Atkinson scored a power-play goal, making it 2-0 Blue Jackets.

In the second period, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 1st goal of the season, making the score 2-1. Later, Blue Jackets Seth Jones scored, making the score 3-1 Blue Jackets. Later, Bruins David Backes scored his 1st goal of the season and 1st goal as a member of the Bruins, making the score 3-2. Later, Bruins David Backes scored his 2nd goal of the season, tying the game 3-3.

In the third period, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 1st goal of the season, making the score 4-3 Bruins. Later, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 2nd goal of the season, making the score 5-3 Bruins. Late in the game, Bruins David Pastrnak scored an empty net goal, his 2nd goal of the season, making the score 6-3 Bruins.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 28 saves on 31 shots. Rask is now 1-0-0 with a 3.05 GAA and a .903 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 37-31, 54% faceoff winning percentage and blocked shots 23-15. The Blue Jackets led the game in hits 29-14. The Bruins went 0-for-2 on the power-play while the Blue Jackets went 1-for-3.

David Pastrnak led the Bruins with 8 shots. John-Michael Liles led the Bruins with 6 blocked shots.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 1-0-0 with 2 points this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Saturday, at the Toronto Maple Leafs, at 7pm ET.

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