Flames end Bruins win streak
Last night, the Flames got a big 3-0 first period lead and didn’t look back as they went on to a 5-2 win over the Bruins, ending the Bruins 4-game winning streak.
Game recap video
In the first period, at 5:34, Flames Michael Frolik scored, giving the Flames a 1-0 lead. At 15:20, Flames Johnny Gaudreau scored, giving the Flames a 2-0 lead. At 16:08, Flames Juuso Valimaki scored, giving the Flames a 3-0 lead.
In the second period, at 2:40, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 6th goal of the season, cutting the Flames lead to 3-1. At 3:32, Flames Michael Frolik scored, giving the Flames a 4-1 lead. At 13:45, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 2nd goal of the season, cutting the Flames lead to 4-2.
In the third period, Flames Matthew Tkachuk scored, giving the Flames a 5-2 lead.
Tuukka Rask played in net for the Bruins and made 24 saves on 28 shots.
The Bruins led the game with a 54% faceoff percentage and in blocked shots 19-15. The Flames led the game in shots 29-26. Both teams had 16 hits each. Both teams went 0-for-4 on the power-play.
Patrice Bergeron led the Bruins with 7 shots. John Moore led the Bruins with 4 blocked shots.
Danton Heinen and Steven Kampfer were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
1) Flames forward Michael Frolik
2) Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron
3) Flames defenseman Juuso Valimaki
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 4-2 with 8 points in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is later today, when they visit the Edmonton Oilers, at 9pm ET.