Thursday, December 8, 2016

Avs beat Bruins 4-2


Colorado Avalanche @ Boston Bruins game recap video, on December 8, 2016.
Tonight the Bruins fell to the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 as Avs goalie Calvin Pickard led the way with 29 saves.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Avs Matt Duchene scored, giving the Avalanche a 1-0 lead. Later, Avs Nathan MacKinnon scored a short-handed goal, giving the Avalanche a 2-0 lead.

In the second period, Avs John Mitchell scored, giving the Avalanche a 3-0 lead. Later, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 17th goal of the season, making the score 3-1 Avs. Less than two minutes later, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 18th goal of the season, cutting the score to 3-2 Avs. Later, Avs Carl Soderberg scored, giving the Avalanche a 4-2 lead.

In the third period, no scoring happened.

Game notes
Anton Khudobin played in net and made 18 saves on 22 shots. Khudobin is now 1-4-0 with a 3.02 GAA and a .888 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 31-22. The Avalanche led the game with a 54% faceoff percentage, hits 27-26 and blocked shots 14-8. Both teams went 0-for-2 on the power-play.

Jimmy Hayes and David Pastrnak led the Bruins with 4 shots each. Anton Blidh and Adam McQuaid led the Bruins with 5 hits each.

Matt Beleskey and Joe Morrow were scratched for the Bruins.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 15-11-2 with 32 points this season. The next game for the Bruins is Saturday, when they host the Toronto Maple Leafs, at 7pm ET.

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