Thursday, April 6, 2017

Senators beat Bruins in shootout 2-1


Ottawa Senators @ Boston Bruins game recap video, on April 6, 2017.
Tonight the Bruins went to a shootout with the Ottawa Senators and forward Kyle Turris, who is always scoring against the Bruins, scored the only goal to win it 2-1 for the Senators.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Drew Stafford scored his 8th goal of the season, a power-play goal, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead.

In the second period, Senators Alex Burrows scored, tying the game 1-1.

In the third period, no scoring happened.

In overtime, no scoring happened.

In the shootout, Senators Kyle Turris scored in the first round which turned out to be the game-winning goal.

Game notes
Bruins Tuukka Rask played in net and made 25 saves on 26 shots. Rask is now 37-20-0-5 with a 2.25 GAA and a .914 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game with a 62% faceoff percentage, in shots 29-26 and blocked shots 13-8. The Senators led the game in hits 28-22. The Bruins went 1-for-1 on the power-play while the Senators went 0-for-2.

Frank Vatrano led the Bruins with 5 shots. Noel Acciari led the Bruins with 5 hits. Brandon Carlo and Adam McQuaid led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots each.

Brad Marchand, Jimmy Hayes, Tim Schaller, Colin Miller and Joe Morrow were scratched for the Bruins.

Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy is now 18-7-1 after taking over as coach of the Bruins.

Three stars of the game
1) Senators goalie Craig Anderson
2) Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask
3) Senators forward Kyle Turris

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 44-30-7 with 95 points this season and are in 3rd place in the Atlantic division. The Bruins are now 6-3-1 in their last 10 games and their home record is now 23-16-1 this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Saturday, when they host the Washington Capitals, at 3pm ET.

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