Friday, December 16, 2016

Ducks beat Bruins 4-3

Anaheim Ducks @ Boston Bruins game recap video, on December 15, 2016.
Last night the Anaheim Ducks came into town to take on the Bruins and came away with a 4-3 win as the Bruins struggles against the Ducks continues.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins captain Zdeno Chara scored his 2nd goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead. Only 13 seconds later, Bruins Austin Czarnik scored his 4th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 2-0 lead. Then it was the Ducks turn, only 24 seconds later, Ducks Andrew Cogliano scored, cutting the Bruins lead to 2-1. Later, Ducks Kevin Bieksa scored, tying the game 2-2.

In the second period, Ducks Josh Manson scored, giving the Ducks a 3-2 lead. Later, Bruins David Krejci scored his 6th goal of the season, a power-play goal, tying the game 3-3. Later, Ducks Richard Rakell scored, giving the Ducks a 4-3 lead.

In the third period, no scoring happened.

Game notes
Anton Khudobin played in net and made 23 saves on 27 shots. Khudobin is now 1-5-0 with a 3.20 GAA and a .882 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 34-28 and hits 23-22. The Ducks led the game with a 54% faceoff percentage and blocked shots 26-13. The Bruins went 1-for-4 on the power-play while the Ducks went 0-for-3.

Brad Marchand, David Pastrnak and Torey Krug all led the Bruins with 5 shots each. David Backes led the Bruins with 6 hits. Patrice Bergeron and Zdeno Chara led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots each.

Jimmy Hayes, Kevan Miller and Joe Morrow were scratched for the Bruins.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 16-13-3 with 35 points this season and are in 3rd place in the Atlantic division. The Bruins are now 4-3-3 in their last 10 games and their home record is now 7-8-0 this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Sunday, when they host the Los Angeles Kings, at 1pm ET.

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