Thursday, March 23, 2017

Senators extend Bruins losing streak to 3 games

Ottawa Senators @ Boston Bruins game recap video, on March 21, 2017.
On Tuesday the Senators came to town and managed to come away with two points against the Boston Bruins.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Senators Tom Pyatt scored, giving the Senators a 1-0 lead. Later, Bruins David Krejci scored his 21st goal of the season, a power-play goal, tying the game 1-1.

In the second period, Senators Kyle Turris scored a power-play goal, giving the Senators a 2-1 lead.

In the third period, Bruins Torey Krug scored his 7th goal of the season, a power-play goal, tying the game 2-2. Later, Senators Kyle Turris scored, giving the Senators a 3-2 lead.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 19 saves on 22 shots. Rask is now 33-19-0-4 with a 2.33 GAA and a .911 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game with a 54% faceoff percentage and shots 36-22. The Senators led the game in hits 31-19 and blocked shots 15-7. The Bruins went 2-for-5 on the power-play while the Senators went 1-for-5.

Torey Krug led the Bruins with 7 shots. Adam McQuaid led the Bruins with 4 hits and 2 blocked shots.

Jimmy Hayes, Tim Schaller, John-Michael Liles and Joe Morrow were scratched for the Bruins.

Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy is now 12-6 after taking over as coach of the Bruins.

Three stars of the game
1) Senators goalie Craig Anderson
2) Senators forward Kyle Turris
3) Bruins defenseman Torey Krug

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 38-29-6 with 82 points this season and are in 4th place in the Atlantic division. The Bruins are now 5-5-0 in their last 10 games and their home record is now 19-15-0 this season. The next game for the Bruins is today (Thursday), when they host the Tampa Bay Lightning, at 7pm ET.

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