Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Flyers beat Bruins in shootout

Bruins @ Flyers game recap video, on November 29, 2016.
Flyers goalie Steve Mason led the Flyers to a 3-2 shootout win over the Bruins last night.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Flyers Michael Del Zotto scored, giving the Flyers a 1-0 lead. Less than two minutes later, Flyers Claude Giroux scored a power-play goal, giving the Flyers a 2-0 lead.

In the second period, no scoring happened.

In the third period, Bruins David Krejci scored his 3rd goal of the season, making the score 2-1 Flyers. Less than two minutes later, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 7th goal of the season, tying the game 2-2.

In overtime, no scoring happened.

In the shootout, Flyers Jakub Voracek scored, Bruins Brad Marchand scored and Flyers Shayne Gostisbehere scored to win the game 3-2 for the Flyers.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 19 saves on 21 shots. Rask is now 12-4-0-1 with a 1.64 GAA and a .938 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game with a 55% faceoff percentage, shots 47-21 and hits 36-30. The Flyers led the game in blocked shots 19-9. The Bruins went 0-for-4 on the power-play, while the Flyers went 1-for-5.

David Krejci led the Bruins with 8 shots. Adam McQuaid and Kevan Miller led the Bruins with 5 hits each. Patrice Bergeron led the Bruins with 2 blocked shots.

Zdeno Chara (day-to-day with a lower-body injury) and John-Michael Liles were scratched for the Bruins.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 12-10-1 with 25 points this season and are in 4th place in the Atlantic division. The Bruins are now 5-4-1 in their last 10 games and their road record is now 7-5-1 this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Thursday, when they host the Carolina Hurricanes, at 7pm ET.

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