Saturday, December 10, 2016

Maple Leafs beat Bruins 4-1

Toronto Maple Leafs @ Boston Bruins game recap video, on December 10, 2016.
Maple Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen continued his dominance tonight over the Bruins, leading the Maple Leafs to a 4-1 win over the Bruins.

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

In the second period, Leafs Auston Matthews scored, giving the Leafs a 1-0 lead. Later, Leafs Zach Hyman scored, giving the Leafs a 2-0 lead. Later, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 8th goal of the season, cutting the Leafs lead to 2-1.

In the third period, Leafs James van Riemsdyk scored, giving the Leafs a 3-1 lead. Later, Leafs Connor Brown scored, giving the Leafs a 4-1 lead.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 16 saves on 19 shots. Rask is now 14-5-0-2 with a 1.85 GAA and a .930 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game with a 55% faceoff percentage, shots 33-20 and hits 27-24. The Maple Leafs led the game in blocked shots 22-6. The Bruins went 0-for-1 on the power-play while the Maple Leafs went 0-for-2.

Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak led the Bruins with 5 shots each. Noel Acciari and Adam McQuaid led the Bruins with 3 hits each. Joe Morrow led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots.

Matt Beleskey, Jimmy Hayes and Colin Miller were scratched for the Bruins.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 15-12-2 with 32 points this season and are in 3rd place in the Atlantic division. The Bruins are now 4-4-2 in their last 10 games and their home record is now 7-7-0 this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Monday, when they visit the Montreal Canadiens, at 7:30pm ET.

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