Monday, October 17, 2016

Carlo scores his 1st goal as Bruins beat Jets 4-1

Bruins rookie defenseman Brandon Carlo scores his 1st NHL career goal, on October 17, 2016. Watch the video recap of the game on
Despite having a goal disallowed, the Bruins were able to get a lead, hold on and score an insurance goal to eventually come away with a 4-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets tonight.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Jets Blake Wheeler scored, making the score 1-0 Jets. Only 19 seconds later, Bruins Dominic Moore scored his 1st goal of the season (and first as a Bruin), tying the game 1-1.

In the second period, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 4th goal of the season, making the score 2-1 Bruins.

In the third period, Bruins Brandon Carlo scored his 1st goal of the season (it was also his first career NHL goal), making the score 3-1 Bruins. Later, Bruins Zdeno Chara scored his 1st goal of the season, an empty-net goal, making the score 4-1 Bruins.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 34 saves on 35 shots. Rask is now 2-0-0 with a 2.02 GAA and a .939 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game with a 56% faceoff percentage and blocked shots 15-10. The Jets led the game in shots 35-25 and hits 24-15. The Bruins went 0-for-4 on the power-play while the Jets went 0-for-5.

Ryan Spooner, John-Michael Liles and Zdeno Chara led the Bruins with 3 shots each. David Backes led the Bruins with 5 hits. Zdeno Chara and Torey Krug led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots each.

Patrice Bergeron, Austin Czarnik and Joe Morrow were scratched for the Bruins.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 2-1-0 with 4 points this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Thursday, when they host the New Jersey Devils, at 7pm ET.

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