Bruins collapse and lose 5-3 to Hurricanes
Tonight in game #37 of the regular season, the Bruins faced off against the Carolina Hurricanes and completely fell apart as the Hurricanes went on to win 5-3.
Game recap video
In the first period, at 2:40, Bruins Ryan Donato scored his 4th goal of the season, a power-play goal, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead. At 8:56, Bruins Steven Kampfer scored his 2nd goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 2-0 lead. At 12:55, Hurricanes Teuvo Teravainen scored, cutting the Bruins lead to 2-1.
In the second period, at 1:29, Hurricanes Sebastian Aho scored a short-handed goal, tying the game 2-2. At 7:11, Hurricanes Sebastian Aho scored, giving the Hurricanes a 3-2 lead. At 11:47, Hurricanes Justin Faulk scored, giving the Hurricanes a 4-2 lead. At 16:05, Bruins Ryan Donato scored his 5th goal of the season, cutting the Hurricanes lead to 4-3.
In the third period, at 7:20, Hurricanes Teuvo Teravainen scored a short-handed goal, giving the Hurricanes a 5-3 lead.
Tuukka Rask played in net for the Bruins and made 32 saves on 37 shots.
The Bruins led the game with a 60% faceoff percentage, in hits 41-32 and blocked shots 16-14. The Hurricanes led the game in shots 37-30. The Bruins went 1-for-5 on the power-play while the Hurricanes went 0-for-3.
Ryan Donato led the Bruins with 5 shots. Noel Acciari led the Bruins with 7 hits. John Moore led the Bruins with 5 blocked shots.
Jake DeBrusk and Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
1) Hurricanes forward Sebastian Aho
2) Hurricanes forward Teuvo Teravainen
3) Hurricanes defenseman Justin Faulk
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 20-13-4 with 44 points in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Thursday, when they host the New Jersey Devils, at 7pm ET.