Penguins end Bruins winning streak
Tonight in game #32 of the regular season, the Pittsburgh Penguins came away with a 5-3 win over the Bruins.
Game recap video
In the first period, at 17:48, Penguins Derek Grant scored, giving the Penguins a 1-0 lead.
In the second period, at 1:56, Penguins Phil Kessel scored, giving the Penguins a 2-0 lead. At 11:53, Bruins Brandon Carlo scored his 1st goal of the season, cutting the Penguins lead to 2-1. At 19:01, Penguins Zach Aston-Reese scored a short-handed goal, giving the Penguins a 3-1 lead.
In the third period, at 7:08, Bruins Chris Wagner scored his 3rd goal of the season, cutting the Penguins lead to 3-2. At 8:02, Bruins David Krejci scored his 5th goal of the season, tying the game 3-3. At 10:47, Penguins Jake Guentzel scored, giving the Penguins a 4-3 lead. At 19:54, Penguins Zach Aston-Reese scored an empty-net goal, giving the Penguins a 5-3 lead.
Jaroslav Halak played in net for the Bruins and made 23 saves on 27 shots.
The Bruins led the game with a 61% faceoff percentage and in shots 51-28. The Penguins led the game in hits 52-35 and blocked shots 15-7. The Bruins went 0-for-2 on the power-play while the Penguins went 0-for-1.
Chris Wagner led the Bruins with 9 shots. Danton Heinen led the Bruins with 7 hits. John Moore and Matt Grzelcyk led the Bruins with 2 blocked shots each.
Jake DeBrusk, Gemel Smith and Jeremy Lauzon were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
1) Penguins goalie Casey DeSmith
2) Penguins forward Zach Aston-Reese
3) Bruins forward Chris Wagner
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 17-11-4 with 38 points in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Sunday, when they host the Buffalo Sabres, at 5pm ET.