Bruins defeat Islanders in shootout 2-1
Tonight in game #25 of the regular season, the Bruins beat the New York Islanders in a shootout 2-1.
Game recap video
In the first period, at 12:17, Islanders Anders Lee scored, giving the Islanders a 1-0 lead.
In the second period, at 12:09, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 7th goal of the season, a power-play goal, tying the game 1-1.
In the third period, no scoring happened.
In overtime, no scoring happened.
In the shootout, Bruins Ryan Donato scored to win the game for the Bruins 2-1.
Tuukka Rask played in net for the Bruins and made 28 saves on 29 shots.
The Bruins led the game with a 62% faceoff percentage and in shots 36-29. The Islanders led the game in hits 35-32. Both teams had 16 blocked shots. The Bruins went 1-for-1 on the power-play while the Islanders went 0-for-1.
David Pastrnak led the Bruins with 6 shots. Chris Wagner led the Bruins with 7 hits. Matt Grzelcyk led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots.
Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson and Kevan Miller were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
1) Bruins forward Ryan Donato
2) Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask
3) Bruins forward Brad Marchand
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 14-7-4 with 32 points in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Saturday, when they host the Detroit Red Wings, at 7pm ET.