Bruins extend winning streak, beat Coyotes 4-3
Tonight in game #31 of the regular season, the Bruins fell behind 2-0 to the Arizona Coyotes in the first period, but then the Bruins offense exploded in the second period with four goals. The game would end with the Bruins holding on for a 4-3 win.
Game recap video
In the first period, at 12:22, Coyotes Nick Schmaltz scored a power-play goal, giving the Coyotes a 1-0 lead. At 13:02, Coyotes Nick Cousins scored, giving the Coyotes a 2-0 lead.
In the second period, at 8:40, Bruins Danton Heinen scored his 4th goal of the season, cutting the Coyotes lead to 2-1. At 9:13, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 21st goal of the season, tying the game 2-2. At 11:31, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 9th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 3-2 lead. At 13:30, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 10th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 4-2 lead. At 15:00, Coyotes Michael Bunting scored, cutting the Bruins lead to 4-3.
In the third period, no scoring happened.
Tuukka Rask played in net for the Bruins and made 30 saves on 33 shots.
The Bruins led the game with a 59% faceoff percentage, in hits 29-24 and blocked shots 15-9. The Coyotes led the game in shots 33-26. The Bruins went 0-for-3 on the power-play while the Coyotes went 1-for-2.
Brad Marchand led the Bruins with 4 shots. Sean Kuraly led the Bruins with 6 hits. Brandon Carlo led the Bruins with 4 blocked shots.
Noel Acciari, Jake DeBrusk and Jeremy Lauzon were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
1) Bruins forward Brad Marchand
2) Bruins forward David Krejci
3) Bruins forward David Pastrnak
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 17-10-4 with 38 points in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Friday, when they visit the Pittsburgh Penguins, at 7pm ET.