Sunday, November 13, 2016

Bruins MVP Rask shutouts Avs 2-0


Bruins @ Avalanche game recap video, on November 13, 2016.
It's Tuukka time as Tuukka Rask earned his 3rd shutout of the season tonight against the Colorado Avalanche with a Bruins 2-0 win. The Bruins are now 2nd place in the Atlantic Division behind the Montreal Canadiens and wouldn't be there without the tremendous play of goalie Tuukka Rask this season.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins David Krejci scored his 2nd goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead.

In the second period, no scoring happened.

In the third period, Bruins Dominic Moore scored his 4th goal of the season, an empty-net goal, giving the Bruins a 2-0 lead.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and stopped all 20 shots he faced, earning his 3rd shutout of the season. Rask is now 10-1-0 with a 1.54 GAA and a .945 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 46-20 and blocked shots 16-11. The Avalanche led the game with a 55% faceoff percentage and hits 19-12. Both teams went 0-for-2 on the power-play.

Brad Marchand led the Bruins with 5 shots. David Backes led the Bruins with 3 hits. Dominic Moore and John-Michael Liles led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots each.

Noel Acciari, Colin Miller and Tim Schaller were scratched for the Bruins.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 10-6-0 with 20 points this season and are in 2nd place in the Atlantic division. The Bruins are now 7-3-0 in their last 10 games and their road record is now 7-3-0 this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Thursday when they visit the Minnesota Wild, at 8pm ET.

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