Lightning beat Bruins 3-2
Tonight in game #28 of the regular season, the Bruins were beat 3-2 by the Tampa Bay Lightning, extending their losing streak to three games.
Game recap video
In the first period, at 2:04, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 20th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead. At 14:59, Lightning Brayden Point scored, tying the game 1-1.
In the second period, no scoring happened.
In the third period, at 2:40, Lightning Mathieu Joseph scored, giving the Lightning a 2-1 lead. At 4:03, Lightning Anthony Cirelli scored a short-handed goal, giving the Lightning a 3-1 lead. At 18:15, Bruins David Krejci scored his 3rd goal of the season, cutting the Lightning’s lead to 3-2.
Tuukka Rask played in net for the Bruins and made 27 saves on 30 shots.
The Bruins led the game with a 56% faceoff percentage and in shots 35-30. The Lightning led the game in hits 33-22. Both teams had 16 blocked shots. The Bruins went 0-for-2 on the power-play while the Lightning went 0-for-1.
Brad Marchand led the Bruins with 6 shots. David Backes led the Bruins with 5 hits. Joakim Nordstrom and Steven Kampfer led the Bruins with 4 blocked shots each.
Jeremy Lauzon, Gemel Smith and Chris Wagner were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
1) Lightning forward Mathieu Joseph
2) Lightning goalie Louis Domingue
3) Bruins forward David Pastrnak
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 14-10-4 with 32 points in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Saturday, when they host the Toronto Maple Leafs, at 7pm ET.