Halak leads Bruins to 4-1 win over Golden Knights
Tonight the Bruins took on the Vegas Golden Knights and Bruins goalie Jaroslav Halak was on his game again, leading the way for the Bruins to a 4-1 win over the Golden Knights. Halak and David Pastrnak (goal and assist tonight) have been the Bruins best players this season so far.
Game recap video
In the first period, at 2:54, Bruins Danton Heinen scored his 2nd goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead. At 17:51, Bruins Jeremy Lauzon scored his 1st goal of the season, also his 1st NHL goal, giving the Bruins a 2-0 lead.
In the second period, at 0:58, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 6th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 3-0 lead. At 10:55, Golden Knights Cody Eakin scored, cutting the Bruins lead to 3-1.
In the third period, at 16:08, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 16th goal of the season, a power-play goal, giving the Bruins a 4-1 lead.
Jaroslav Halak played in net for the Bruins and made 37 saves on 38 shots. Halak is now 6-1-2 with a 1.77 GAA and a .945 save percentage this season.
The Bruins led the game with a 58% faceoff percentage. The Golden Knights led the game in shots 38-37, hits 25-20 and blocked shots 8-7. The Bruins went 1-for-7 on the power-play while the Golden Knights went 0-for-4.
Torey Krug led the Bruins with 6 shots. Sean Kuraly led the Bruins with 4 hits. Patrice Bergeron and Jeremy Lauzon led the Bruins with 2 blocked shots each.
Tuukka Rask, Noel Acciari and Brandon Carlo were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
1) Bruins goalie Jaroslav Halak
2) Bruins forward Brad Marchand
3) Bruins forward Anders Bjork
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 10-5-2 with 22 points and in 3rd place in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Wednesday, when they visit the Colorado Avalanche, at 10pm ET.