Bruins win streak ends with loss to Capitals
Tonight in game #44 of the regular season, the Bruins had their win streak ended by the Washington Capitals, losing 4-2.
Game recap video
In the first period, at 6:38, Capitals Jakub Vrana scored, giving the Capitals a 1-0 lead.
In the second period, at 14:11, Bruins Ryan Donato scored his 6th goal of the season, tying the game 1-1. At 14:50, Capitals Alex Ovechkin scored, giving the Capitals a 2-1 lead.
In the third period, at 4:37, Bruins David Krejci scored his 8th goal of the season, a power-play goal, tying the game 2-2. At 5:46, Capitals Nicklas Backstrom scored, giving the Capitals a 3-2 lead. At 18:25, Capitals Alex Ovechkin scored, giving the Capitals a 4-2 lead.
Jaroslav Halak played in net for the Bruins and made 18 saves on 21 shots.
The Bruins led the game with a 66% faceoff percentage and in shots 41-22. The Capitals led the game in hits 32-25 and blocked shots 18-7. The Bruins went 1-for-5 on the power-play while the Capitals went 0-for-2.
Ryan Donato led the Bruins with 7 shots. Chris Wagner led the Bruins with 7 hits. Zdeno Chara led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots.
Colby Cave, Joakim Nordstrom and Steven Kampfer were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
1) Capitals goalie Braden Holtby
2) Bruins forward Ryan Donato
3) Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 25-15-4 with 54 points in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Saturday, when they visit the Toronto Maple Leafs, at 7pm ET.