Halak leads Bruins to 4-0 shutout of Canadiens
Tonight in game #34 of the regular season, the Bruins shutout the Montreal Canadiens 4-0.
Game recap video
In the first period, at 2:21, Bruins Joakim Nordstrom scored his 5th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead.
In the second period, at 19:34, Bruins Colby Cave scored his 1st goal of the season, also his first career NHL goal, giving the Bruins a 2-0 lead.
In the third period, at 0:46, Bruins David Krejci scored his 6th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 3-0 lead. At 5:06, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 11th goal of the season, a power-play goal giving the Bruins a 4-0 lead.
Jaroslav Halak played in net for the Bruins and stopped all 22 shots he faced, earning his 3rd shutout of the season.
The Bruins led the game with a 56% faceoff percentage and in shots 35-22. The Canadiens led the game in hits 46-32 and blocked shots 18-17. The Bruins went 1-for-3 on the power-play while the Canadiens went 0-for-3.
Joakim Nordstrom and David Krejci led the Bruins with 4 shots each. Chris Wagner and Charlie McAvoy led the Bruins with 6 hits each. Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson and Noel Acciari led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots each.
Jake DeBrusk, Gemel Smith and Jeremy Lauzon were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
1) Bruins forward David Pastrnak
2) Bruins forward Brad Marchand
3) Bruins forward Colby Cave
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 18-12-4 with 40 points in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Thursday, when they host the Anaheim Ducks, at 7pm ET.