Marchand and Halak lead Bruins to 3-2 win over Hurricanes
Tonight the Bruins had a good back-and-forth game against the Carolina Hurricanes with the Bruins coming out on top 3-2.
Game recap video
In the first period, at 17:54, Hurricanes Micheal Ferland scored a power-play goal, giving the Hurricanes a 1-0 lead.
In the second period, at 12:22, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 11th goal of the season, a power-play goal, tying the game 1-1. At 18:33, Hurricanes Dougie Hamilton scored a power-play goal, giving the Hurricanes a 2-1 lead. At 19:42, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 3rd goal of the season, a power-play goal, tying the game 2-2.
In the third period, at 5:23, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 4th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 3-2 lead.
Jaroslav Halak played in net for the Bruins and made 42 saves on 44 shots. Halak is now 4-0-2 with a 1.52 GAA and a .947 save percentage this season.
The Hurricanes led the game with a 56% faceoff percentage, in shots 44-31, hits 28-23 and blocked shots 17-12. The Bruins went 2-for-5 on the power-play while the Hurricanes went 2-for-4.
David Pastrnak led the Bruins with 9 shots. Brandon Carlo led the Bruins with 6 hits. Zdeno Chara led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots.
David Backes, Colby Cave and Matt Grzelcyk were scratched for the Bruins. Charlie McAvoy is still out of the lineup with an upper-body injury and on the IR. Urho Vaakanainen is out with a concussion.
Three stars of the game
1) Bruins forward Brad Marchand
2) Hurricanes defenseman Dougie Hamilton
3) Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 7-3-2 with 16 points and in 2nd place in the Atlantic Division. The Bruins road record is now 3-2-2. The next game for the Bruins is on Saturday, when they visit the Nashville Predators, at 8pm ET.