Bruins beat Penguins 2-1 in overtime
Tonight the Bruins had another game go into overtime but in this one they were able to get the win, this time beating the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1.
Game recap video
In the first period, no scoring happened.
In the second period, at 6:09, Penguins Evgeni Malkin scored a power-play goal, giving the Penguins a 1-0 lead. At 13:40, Bruins Jake DeBrusk scored his 9th goal of the season, tying the game 1-1.
In the third period, no scoring happened.
In overtime, at 1:57, Bruins Joakim Nordstrom scored his 4th goal of the season, winning the game 2-1 for the Bruins.
Jaroslav Halak played in net for the Bruins and made 36 saves on 37 shots.
The Bruins led the game in hits 28-25 and blocked shots 16-14. The Penguins led the game with a 56% faceoff percentage. Both teams had 37 shots. The Bruins didn’t have any power-plays while the Penguins went 1-for-2.
Brad Marchand led the Bruins with 7 shots. Noel Acciari led the Bruins with 8 hits. John Moore and Kevan Miller led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots each.
Anders Bjork and Steven Kampfer were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
1) Bruins forward Joakim Nordstrom
2) Bruins goalie Jaroslav Halak
3) Penguins goalie Tristan Jarry
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 12-6-4 with 28 points in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is tomorrow, when they visit the Montreal Canadiens, at 7pm ET.