Bruins beat Coyotes 2-1 in close game
Tonight the injury-riddled Bruins visited the Arizona Coyotes and came away with a 2-1 victory as Bruins goalie Jaroslav Halak had another big game.
Game recap video
In the first period, at 1:12, Bruins Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson scored his 1st goal of the season, it was also his 1st career NHL goal, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead. At 2:45, Bruins Jake DeBrusk scored his 8th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 2-0 lead.
In the second period, at 9:10, Coyotes Brad Richardson scored, cutting the Bruins lead to 2-1.
In the third period, no scoring happened.
Jaroslav Halak played in net for the Bruins and made 32 saves on 33 shots. Halak is now 7-2-2 with a 2.07 GAA and a .935 save percentage this season.
The Bruins led the game in blocked shots 15-12. The Coyotes led the game with a 66% faceoff percentage, in shots 33-23 and hits 24-23. The Bruins went 0-for-2 on the power-play while the Coyotes went 0-for-4.
Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak led the Bruins with 4 shots each. Chris Wagner led the Bruins with 6 hits. Noel Acciari and Jeremy Lauzon led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots each.
Patrice Bergeron, Zdeno Chara and John Moore were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
1) Bruins forward Jake DeBrusk
2) Bruins goalie Jaroslav Halak
3) Coyotes forward Brad Richardson
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 11-6-3 with 25 points and in 4th place in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Wednesday, when they visit the Detroit Red Wings, at 7:30pm ET.