Canucks beat Bruins in overtime 2-1
Last night, the Bruins had another overtime game and came up with another overtime loss as the Canucks beat the Bruins 2-1.
Game recap video
In the first period, at 3:40, Canucks Brandon Sutter scored, giving the Canucks a 1-0 lead.
In the second period, no scoring happened.
In the third period, at 7:45, Bruins Joakim Nordstrom scored his 2nd goal of the season, tying the game 1-1.
In overtime, at 3:12, Canucks Bo Horvat scored, winning the game 2-1 for the Canucks.
Dropping the gloves
There was one fight in this game as in the second period, Bruins Noel Acciari dropped the gloves with Canucks Bo Horvat and Horvat looked to get the better of Acciari in this one. Acciari had a cut on his left cheek after the fight. You can watch the Acciari vs Horvat fight video here.
Jaroslav Halak played in net for the Bruins and made 20 saves on 22 shots.
The Bruins led the game with a 56% faceoff percentage and in shots 31-22. The Canucks led the game in hits 26-11 and blocked shots 14-9. The Bruins went 0-for-3 on the power-play while the Canucks went 0-for-1.
Chris Wagner and David Pastrnak led the Bruins with 5 shots each. Steven Kampfer led the Bruins with 3 hits. Joakim Nordstrom and Zdeno Chara led the Bruins with 2 blocked shots each.
David Backes, Charlie McAvoy and Kevan Miller were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
1) Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom
2) Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron
3) Canucks forward Bo Horvat
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 4-2-2 with 10 points in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Tuesday, when they visit the Ottawa Senators, at 7:30pm ET.