Friday, January 20, 2017

Blackhawks score late, beat Bruins 1-0


Chicago Blackhawks @ Boston Bruins game recap video, on January 20, 2017.
On Friday, the Bruins hosted the Chicago Blackhawks and the Bruins played good enough to win but couldn't get any pucks past Blackhawks goalie Scott Darling. Late in the third period, Blackhawks Marian Hossa was able to capitalize on a Bruins mistake and put one past Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask which would be the only goal in the game.

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

In the second period, no scoring happened.

In the third period, with only 1:26 left in the period, Blackhawks Marian Hossa scored, giving the Blackhawks a 1-0 lead.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 21 saves on 22 shots. Rask is now 22-11-0-4 with a 2.08 GAA and a .920 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game with a 59% faceoff percentage, shots 30-22 and hits 19-14. The Blackhawks led the game in blocked shots 19-15. The Bruins went 0-for-2 on the power-play while the Blackhawks went 0-for-3.

Austin Czarnik, David Krejci and David Pastrnak all led the Bruins with 4 shots each. Tim Schaller led the Bruins with 5 hits. Brandon Carlo and Zdeno Chara led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots each.

Jimmy Hayes, Kevan Miller (concussion) and Anton Blidh were scratched for the Bruins.

Three stars of the game
1) Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa
2) Blackhawks goalie Scott Darling
3) Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 23-20-6 with 52 points this season and are in 3rd place in the Atlantic division. The Bruins are now 3-5-2 in their last 10 games and their home record is now 10-12-0 this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Sunday, when they visit the Pittsburgh Penguins, at 3pm ET.

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