Red Wings beat Bruins 3-2 in overtime
Tonight the strong play of both goalies made this a close game as the Red Wings beat the Bruins in overtime 3-2.
Game recap video
In the first period, no scoring happened.
In the second period, at 4:08, Bruins Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson scored his 2nd goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead. At 9:48, Red Wings Tyler Bertuzzi scored, tying the game 1-1.
In the third period, at 6:45, Bruins Chris Wagner scored his 2nd goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 2-1 lead. At 8:59, Red Wings Andreas Athanasiou scored, tying the game 2-2.
In overtime, 0:49, Red Wings Andreas Athanasiou scored, winning the game 3-2 for the Red Wings.
Tuukka Rask played in net for the Bruins and made 24 saves on 27 shots.
The Bruins led the game in shots 36-27. The Red Wings led the game with a 60% faceoff percentage, in hits 30-16 and blocked shots 11-6. The Bruins went 0-for-1 on the power-play while the Red Wings didn’t have any power-plays.
David Pastrnak led the Bruins with 6 shots. Chris Wagner led the Bruins with 4 hits. Connor Clifton led the Bruins with 2 blocked shots.
Colby Cave, John Moore and Jakub Zboril were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
1) Red Wings forward Andreas Athanasiou
2) Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard
3) Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 11-6-4 with 26 points in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Friday, when they host the Pittsburgh Penguins, at 7:30pm ET.