Sunday, November 6, 2016

Rangers beat Bruins 5-2

Rangers @ Bruins game recap video, on November 5, 2016.
Last night the Bruins couldn't handle the Rangers speed and offensive powers as Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask didn't get much help in net either, as the Bruins fell 5-2 to the Rangers.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 2nd goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead. Later, Rangers Nick Holden scored, tying the game 1-1. Less then three minutes later, Rangers Derek Stepan scored a short-handed goal, giving the Rangers a 2-1 lead.

In the second period, Rangers Kevin Hayes scored a short-handed goal, giving the Rangers a 3-1 lead.

In the third period, Rangers Pavel Buchnevich scored a power-play goal, giving the Rangers a 4-1 lead. Less than two minutes later, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 7th goal of the season, cutting the Rangers lead to 4-2. Later, Rangers Michael Grabner scored, giving the Rangers a 5-2 lead.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 19 saves on 24 shots. Rask is now 6-1-0 with a 1.98 GAA and a .932 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game with a 54% faceoff percentage, shots 37-24 and hits 21-16. The Rangers led the game blocked shots 18-11. The Bruins went 0-for-3 on the power-play while the Rangers went 1-for-3.

Patrice Bergeron led the Bruins with 7 shots. Matt Beleskey led the Bruins with 6 hits. Zdeno Chara led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots.

Jimmy Hayes and Joe Morrow were scratched for the Bruins.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 6-5-0 with 12 points this season and are in 7th place in the Atlantic division. The Bruins are now 5-5-0 in their last ten games and their home record is now 1-3-0 this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Monday, when they host the Buffalo Sabres in Boston, at 7pm ET.

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