Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Hot Pastrnak leads Bruins to overtime win over Panthers

Florida Panthers @ Boston Bruins game recap video, on December 5, 2016.
Last night, Bruins David Pastrnak was the hero for the Bruins as he scored two goals, including the overtime game-winning goal against the Panthers.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Tim Schaller scored his 4th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead.

In the second period, Panthers Jaromir Jagr scored, tying the game 1-1. Later, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 14th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 2-1 lead.

In the third period, Panthers Aleksander Barkov scored, tying the game 2-2. Later, Bruins David Backes scored his 7th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 3-2 lead. Later, Panthers Jason Demers scored, tying the game 3-3.

In overtime, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 15th goal of the season, winning the game 4-3 for the Bruins.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 27 saves on 30 shots. Rask is now 14-4-0-1 with a 1.68 GAA and a .939 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game with a 61% faceoff percentage, shots 36-30 and blocked shots 14-13. The Panthers led the game in hits 31-19. Both teams went 0-for-3 on the power-play.

David Backes and Brandon Carlo led the Bruins with 5 shots each. David Backes, Anton Blidh and Zdeno Chara all led the Bruins with 3 hits each.

Matt Beleskey and Joe Morrow were scratched for the Bruins.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 15-10-1 with 31 points this season and are in 3rd place in the Atlantic division. The Bruins are now 5-4-1 in their last 10 games and their home record is now 7-5-0 this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Wednesday, when they visit the Washington Capitals, at 8pm ET.

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