Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Montreal beats Bruins 3-2 with late third period goal


Bruins @ Canadiens game recap video, on November 8, 2016.
Last night the Bruins visited the Montreal Canadiens and late in the third period gave up the winning goal to Paul Byron, who is turning into a Bruins killer, leading Montreal to a 3-2 win over the Bruins.

Quick game summary
In the first period, no scoring happened.

In the second period, Canadiens Shea Weber scored a power-play goal, giving Montreal a 1-0 lead. Less than a minute later, Bruins Colin Miller scored his 1st goal of the season, tying the game 1-1. Then only 20 seconds later, Canadiens Alex Galchenyuk scored, giving Montreal a 2-1 lead.

In the third period, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 9th goal of the season, a power-play goal, tying the game 2-2. With 1:02 left in the period, Canadiens Paul Byron scored, giving Montreal a 3-2 lead.

Game notes
Zane McIntyre played in net and made 20 saves on 23 shots. McIntyre is now 0-2-0 with a 4.03 GAA and a .859 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game with a 55% faceoff percentage and shots 43-23. The Canadiens led the game in hits 26-23 and blocked shots 28-21. Both teams went 1-for-2 on the power-play.

David Backes and Torey Krug led the Bruins with 6 shots each. David Backes led the Bruins with 5 hits. Zdeno Chara led the Bruins with 5 blocked shots.

Noel Acciari and Joe Morrow were scratched for the Bruins.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 7-6-0 with 14 points this season and are in 5th place in the Atlantic division. The Bruins are now 5-5-0 in their last 10 games and their road record is now 5-3-0 this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Thursday when they host the Columbus Blue Jackets, at 7pm ET.

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