Thursday, November 3, 2016

Hayes's shootout goal wins game vs Lightning


Bruins Jimmy Hayes scores the game-winning goal in the shootout vs the Tampa Bay Lightning, on November 3, 2016. Watch the video recap of the game on NHL.com.
Tonight, the Bruins had a two-goal lead vs the Tampa Bay Lightning in the second period but couldn't hang onto it as the Lightning tied it up in the third period. The game would go to a shootout where Bruins Riley Nash and Jimmy Hayes, both who haven't done much this season so far, scored in the shootout (Hayes with the game-winner) to give the Bruins a win over the Lightning.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Brandon Carlo scored his 2nd goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead. Later, Bruins Ryan Spooner scored his 2nd goal of the season, a power-play goal, giving the Bruins a 2-0 lead. Later, Lightning Victor Hedman scored a power-play goal, cutting the Bruins lead to 2-1.

In the second period, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 6th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 3-1 lead. Later, Lightning Tyler Johnson scored a power-play goal, cutting the Bruins lead to 3-2.

In the third period, Lightning Tyler Johnson scored, tying the game 3-3.

In overtime, no one scored.

In the shootout, Lightning Brayden Point scored; Bruins Riley Nash scored; and Bruins Jimmy Hayes won the game 4-3 for the Bruins in the 10th round.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 27 saves on 30 shots. Rask is now 6-0-0 with a 1.48 GAA and a .951 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 31-30 and hits 21-20. The Lightning led the game with a 53% faceoff percentage and blocked shots 17-14. The Bruins went 1-for-4 on the power-play while the Lightning went 2-for-4.

Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand led the Bruins with 5 shots each. Patrice Bergeron, Torey Krug and Adam McQuaid all led the Bruins with 3 hits each. Patrice Bergeron and Zdeno Chara led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots each.

Sean Kuraly played in his 1st career NHL game and finished a -1 with 0 shots in 7:07 of ice time. Matt Beleskey and Joe Morrow were scratched for the Bruins.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 6-4-0 with 12 points this season and are in 5th place in the Atlantic division. The Bruins road record is now 5-2-0 this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Saturday, when they host the New York Rangers in Boston, at 7pm ET.

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