Montreal defeats Bruins in overtime 3-2
Tonight in game #46 of the regular season, the Bruins vs Canadiens game went into overtime and the Canadiens won the game 3-2.
Game recap video
In the first period, at 14:09, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 17th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead. At 18:27, Canadiens Brendan Gallagher scored, tying the game 1-1.
In the second period, at 17:09, Canadiens Paul Byron scored a short-handed goal, giving the Canadiens a 2-1 lead.
In the third period, at 19:22, Bruins David Krejci scored his 10th goal of the season, a power-play goal, tying the game 2-2.
In overtime, at 0:15, Canadiens Jeff Petry scored, winning the game 3-2 for the Canadiens.
Dropping the gloves
There was one fight in this game. In the first period, at 16:10, Bruins Kevan Miller dropped the gloves with Canadiens Nicolas Deslauriers and they had a good spirited bout. You can watch the Miller vs Deslauriers fight video here.
Tuukka Rask played in net for the Bruins and made 19 saves on 22 shots.
The Bruins led the game with a 53% faceoff winning percentage, in shots 43-22 and blocked shots 14-11. The Canadiens led the game in hits 29-23.
Brad Marchand and Matt Grzelcyk led the Bruins with 6 shots each. Chris Wagner led the Bruins with 4 hits and 3 blocked shots.
Colby Cave, John Moore and Steven Kampfer were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
- Canadiens goalie Carey Price
- Bruins forward David Krejci
- Bruins forward Brad Marchand
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 26-15-5 with 57 points in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Wednesday, when they visit the Philadelphia Flyers, at 7:30pm ET.