Bruins and Halak shutout Flyers 3-0
Tonight Bruins goalie Jaroslav Halak led the way to a 3-0 shutout of the Philadelphia Flyers, and the Bruins are now on a 2-game winning streak.
Game recap video
In the first period, no scoring happened.
In the second period, at 13:00, Bruins Zdeno Chara scored his 2nd goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead. At 17:28, Bruins Jake DeBrusk scored his 3rd goal of the season, a power-play goal, giving the Bruins a 2-0 lead.
In the third period, at 19:37, Bruins Zdeno Chara scored his 3rd goal of the season, a power-play goal, giving the Bruins a 3-0 lead.
Jaroslav Halak played in net for the Bruins and stopped all 26 shots he faced, earning his 2nd shutout of the season.
The Flyers led the game with a 60% faceoff percentage, in shots 26-25, hits 17-16 and blocked shots 14-13. The Bruins went 2-for-5 on the power-play while the Flyers went 0-for-3.
Zdeno Chara led the Bruins with 5 shots. Noel Acciari led the Bruins with 3 hits. Brandon Carlo led the Bruins with 4 blocked shots.
David Backes, Charlie McAvoy and Urho Vaakanainen were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
1) Bruins goalie Jaroslav Halak
2) Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara
3) Bruins defenseman Brandon Carlo
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 6-2-2 with 14 points in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Saturday, when they host the Montreal Canadiens, at 7pm ET.