Canadiens shutout Bruins 3-0
Tonight the Bruins-Canadiens renewed their rivalry for the 2018-19 season, well kind of, as there wasn’t a whole lot of intensity in this one. Canadiens goalie Carey Price led the way with a shutout to get his team a 3-0 win.
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In the first period, at 9:18, Canadiens Brendan Gallagher scored, giving the Canadiens a 1-0 lead. At 10:39, Canadiens Max Domi scored, giving the Canadiens a 2-0 lead.
In the second period, there was no scoring.
In the third period, at 19:31, Canadiens Jordie Benn scored an empty-net goal, giving the Canadiens a 3-0 lead.
Tuukka Rask played in net for the Bruins and made 20 saves on 22 shots.
The Bruins led the game in shots 33-23. The Canadiens led the game with a 51% faceoff percentage, in hits 28-20 and blocked shots 12-8. Both teams went 0-for-3 on the power-play.
David Pastrnak led the Bruins with 6 shots. Jake DeBrusk and John Moore led the Bruins with 3 hits each. Anders Bjork led the Bruins with 2 blocked shots.
David Backes, Charlie McAvoy and Urho Vaakanainen were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
1) Canadiens goalie Carey Price
2) Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher
3) Bruins forward Ryan Donato
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 6-3-2 with 14 points in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Tuesday, when they visit the Carolina Hurricanes, at 7pm ET.