Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Blues beat Bruins 4-2

Blues @ Bruins game recap video, on November 22, 2016.
Tonight, Blues goalie Jake Allen led the Blues to a 4-2 win over the Bruins. Playing in his first game against the Blues after leaving in the off-season, Bruins David Backes scored the Bruins first goal of the game.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins David Backes scored his 4th goal of the season, a power-play goal, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead.

In the second period, Blues Jori Lehtera scored, tying the game 1-1. Later, Bruins Dominic Moore scored his 5th goal of the season, a short-handed goal, giving the Bruins a 2-1 lead. Later, Blues Robert Bortuzzo scored, tying the game 2-2. Later, Blues Paul Stastny scored, giving the Blues a 3-2 lead.

In the third period, Blues Jori Lehtera scored, giving the Blues a 4-2 lead.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 24 saves on 27 shots. Rask is now 11-3-0 with a 1.57 GAA and a .942 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 41-28 and hits 21-15. The Blues led the game with a 54% faceoff percentage and blocked shots 13-11. The Bruins went 1-for-3 on the power-play, while the Blues went 0-for-2.

David Backes led the Bruins with 6 shots. Jimmy Hayes led the Bruins with 5 hits.

Anton Khudobin, Colin Miller and David Pastrnak were scratched for the Bruins.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 11-8-0 with 22 points this season and are in 4th place in the Atlantic division. The Bruins are now 6-4-0 in their last 10 games and their home record is now 4-4-0 this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Thursday, Thanksgiving day, when they visit the Ottawa Senators, at 7:30pm ET.

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