Saturday, December 3, 2016

Rask leads Bruins to 2-1 win over Sabres


Bruins @ Sabres game recap video, on December 3, 2016.
Earlier today Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask once again led the Bruins to another victory, this time against the Buffalo Sabres 2-1.

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

In the second period, no scoring happened.

In the third period, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 4th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 2-0 lead. Later, Sabres Evander Kane scored, cutting the Bruins lead to 2-1.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 35 saves on 36 shots. Rask is now 13-4-0-1 with a 1.60 GAA and a .941 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in hits 22-21 and blocked shots 21-16. The Sabres led the game with a 54% faceoff percentage and shots 36-33. The Bruins went 0-for-2 on the power-play, while the Sabres went 0-for-3.

Brad Marchand and Torey Krug led the Bruins with 4 shots. Anton Blidh led the Bruins with 4 hits. Joe Morrow and Kevan Miller led the Bruins with 4 blocked shots.

Zdeno Chara (day-to-day with a lower-body injury), Jimmy Hayes and Tommy Cross were scratched for the Bruins.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 14-10-1 with 29 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 road record is now 8-5-1 this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Monday, when they host the Florida Panthers, at 7pm ET.

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