Saturday, November 26, 2016

Flames beat Bruins 2-1


Flames @ Bruins game recap video, on November 25, 2016.
Yesterday, Bruins captain Zdeno Chara was out of the lineup again and Bruins goalie Anton Khudobin was in net in this game on the day after Thanksgiving. The Flames would get the eventual game-winner in the third period and go on to a 2-1 win over the Bruins.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Flames Sam Bennett scored, giving the Flames a 1-0 lead.

In the second period, no scoring happened.

In the third period, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 12th goal of the season, tying the game 1-1. Later, Bruins Jimmy Hayes dropped the gloves with Flames Garnet Hathaway. Less than a minute later, Flames Alex Chiasson scored, giving the Flames a 2-1 lead.

Game notes
Anton Khudobin played in net and made 27 saves on 29 shots. Khudobin is now 0-3-0 with a 3.41 GAA and a .878 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game with a 54% faceoff percentage and shots 36-29. The Flames led the game in blocked shots 17-5. Both teams had 23 hits each. The Bruins went 0-for-4 on the power-play, while the Flames went 0-for-1.

Matt Beleskey led the Bruins with 6 shots. Riley Nash and Matt Beleskey led the Bruins with 3 hits each. John-Michael Liles led the Bruins with 2 blocked shots.

Zdeno Chara (day-to-day with a lower-body injury) and Colin Miller were scratched for the Bruins.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 11-10-0 with 22 points this season and are in 4th place in the Atlantic division. The Bruins are now 5-5-0 in their last 10 games and their home record is now 4-5-0 this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Sunday, when they host the Tampa Bay Lightning, at 1pm ET.

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