Sunday, January 8, 2017

Bruins lose to Hurricanes in overtime again

Boston Bruins @ Carolina Hurricanes game recap video, on January 8, 2017.
Zane McIntyre got the start today against the Carolina Hurricanes but the Bruins couldn't get McIntyre his first win as the Hurricanes managed to get another overtime win over the Bruins this season.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Tim Schaller scored his 6th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead.

In the second period, Hurricanes Sebastian Aho scored, tying the game 1-1. Later, Hurricanes Derek Ryan scored, giving the Hurricanes a 2-1 lead.

In the third period, Bruins David Backes scored his 11th goal of the season, tying the game 2-2. Less than two minutes later, Hurricanes Jay McClement scored, giving the Hurricanes a 3-2 lead. Only 23 seconds later, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 13th goal of the season, tying the game 3-3.

In overtime, Hurricanes Sebastian Aho scored, winning the game 4-3 for the Hurricanes.

Game notes
Zane McIntyre played in net and made 26 saves on 30 shots. McIntyre is now 0-2-0-1 with a 4.00 GAA and a .861 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game in shots 35-30, hits 26-12 and blocked shots 18-17. The Hurricanes led the game with a 61% faceoff percentage. Both teams went 0-for-1 on the power-play.

Tim Schaller led the Bruins with 6 shots. Kevan Miller led the Bruins with 4 hits. Patrice Bergeron, Tim Schaller and Kevan Miller all led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots each.

John-Michael Liles returned to the Bruins lineup after being out with a concussion. Anton Blidh, Colin Miller and Joe Morrow were scratched for the Bruins.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 21-17-5 with 47 points this season and are in 2nd place in the Atlantic division. The Bruins are now 4-4-2 in their last 10 games and their road record is now 12-7-5 this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Tuesday, when they visit the St. Louis Blues, at 8pm ET.

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