Rask and Pastrnak lead Bruins to 4-1 win over Senators
Tonight the Bruins offense exploded for fours goals against the Ottawa Senators, with Bruins David Pastrnak scoring twice, and Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask had a strong game, stopping 30+ shots.
Game recap video
In the first period, at 11:17, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 9th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead.
In the second period, at 17:51, Senators Thomas Chabot scored a power-play goal, tying the game 1-1. At 19:09, Bruins David Krejci scored his 2nd goal of the season, a power-play goal, giving the Bruins a 2-1 lead.
In the third period, at 0:21, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 7th goal of the season, a power-play goal, giving the Bruins a 3-1 lead. At 5:31, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 10th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 4-1 lead.
Dropping the gloves
There was one fight in this game as in the second period, Bruins Brad Marchand dropped the gloves with Senators Zack Smith. You can watch the Marchand vs Smith fight video here.
Tuukka Rask played in net for the Bruins and made 38 saves on 39 shots.
The Bruins led the game with a 55% faceoff percentage, in hits 24-21 and blocked shots 22-15. The Senators led the game in shots 39-32. The Bruins went 2-for-2 on the power-play while the Senators went 1-for-5.
Jake DeBrusk and David Pastrnak led the Bruins with 5 shots each. Brandon Carlo led the Bruins with 4 hits. Zdeno Chara led the Bruins with 5 blocked shots.
David Backes, Charlie McAvoy and Kevan Miller were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
1) Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask
2) Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron
3) Senators defenseman Thomas Chabot
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 5-2-2 with 12 points in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Thursday, when they host the Philadelphia Flyers, at 7pm ET.