Bruins beat Canadiens in close 3-2 game
Tonight in game #23 of the regular season, the Bruins came away with a big 3-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens.
Game recap video
In the first period, at 13:01, Bruins David Backes scored his 1st goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead. At 14:42, Bruins Jake DeBrusk scored his 10th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 2-0 lead.
In the second period, no scoring happened.
In the third period, at 6:46, Canadiens Jonathan Drouin scored, cutting the Bruins lead to 2-1. At 10:09, Canadiens Tomas Tatar scored a power-play goal, tying the game 2-2. At 17:03, Bruins John Moore scored his 1st goal of the season, a power-play goal, giving the Bruins a 3-2 lead.
Tuukka Rask played in net for the Bruins and made 31 saves on 33 shots.
The Bruins led the game in shots 35-33 and blocked shots 28-17. The Canadiens led the game in hits 51-27. Both teams had a 50% faceoff percentage. The Bruins went 1-for-6 on the power-play while the Canadiens went 1-for-5.
Jake DeBrusk led the Bruins with 5 shots. Chris Wagner led the Bruins with 6 hits. Torey Krug and Kevan Miller led the Bruins with 5 blocked shots.
Anders Bjork and Steven Kampfer were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
1) Bruins forward David Backes
2) Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask
3) Canadiens forward Andrew Shaw
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 13-6-4 with 30 points in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Monday, when they visit the Toronto Maple Leafs, at 7pm ET.