Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Penguins beat Bruins in overtime 4-3


Boston Bruins @ Pittsburgh Penguins game recap video, on December 14, 2016.
The Bruins were behind 3-2 to the Penguins in the third period and managed to tie it up. It would go to overtime where the Penguins would win the game 4-3.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 9th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead. Only 2:01 later, Penguins Justin Schultz scored, tying the game 1-1.

In the second period, Bruins David Krejci scored his 5th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 2-1 lead. Later, Penguins Nick Bonino scored a power-play goal, tying the game 2-2.

In the third period, Penguins Conor Sheary scored a power-play goal, giving the Penguins a 3-2 lead. Later, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 19th goal of the season, tying the game 3-3.

In overtime, Penguins Bryan Rust scored, winning the game 4-3 for the Penguins.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 33 saves on 37 shots. Rask is now 15-5-0-3 with a 1.90 GAA and a .930 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game with a 62% faceoff percentage and shots 44-37. The Penguins led the game in hits 36-29 and blocked shots 19-12. The Bruins went 0-for-4 on the power-play while the Penguins went 2-for-4.

Brad Marchand led the Bruins with 10 shots. Noel Acciari led the Bruins with 5 hits.

Defenseman Matt Grzelcyk played in his first NHL game, where he had 3 shots in 14:34 of ice time. Danton Heinen, Colin Miller and Joe Morrow were scratched for the Bruins.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 16-12-3 with 35 points this season and are in 3rd place in the Atlantic division. The Bruins are now 5-2-3 in their last 10 games and their road record is now 9-5-3 this season. The next game for the Bruins is tomorrow (Thursday), when they host the Anaheim Ducks, at 7pm ET.

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