Saturday, November 12, 2016

Rask leads Bruins to 2-1 win over Coyotes


Bruins @ Coyotes game recap video, on November 12, 2016.
Tonight was another game and another win with Tuukka Rask leading the way for the Bruins past the Arizona Coyotes with a 2-1 win to begin their 3-game road trip.

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

In the second period, Bruins rookie defenseman Brandon Carlo got into his first career NHL fight with veteran Coyotes Brad Richardson and even though it wasn't much of a fight at all, it was good to see the kid sticking up for himself. Only 22 seconds after the fight, Bruins Ryan Spooner scored his 3rd goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead. Less than two minutes later, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 10th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 2-0 lead.

In the third period, Coyotes Radim Vrbata scored a power-play goal, cutting the Bruins lead to 2-1.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 31 saves on 32 shots. Rask is now 9-1-0 this season.

The Bruins led the game with a 64% faceoff percentage. The Coyotes led the game in shots 32-29, hits 26-11 and blocked shots 17-9. The Bruins didn't have any power-plays in the game while the Coyotes went 1-for-3.

Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak led the Bruins with 4 shots each. Matt Beleskey led the Bruins with 3 hits. Adam McQuaid led the Bruins with 4 blocked shots.

Noel Acciari, Sean Kuraly and Joe Morrow were scratched for the Bruins.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 9-6-0 with 18 points this season. The Bruins road record is now 6-3-0 this season. The next game for the Bruins is tomorrow (Sunday) when they visit the Colorado Avalanche, at 7pm ET.

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