Rask injured in 3-2 loss to Rangers
Tonight in game #49 of the regular season, the New York Rangers defeated the Bruins 3-2. The big news in this game was Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask coming out of the game after a collision. Bruins fans hope Rask is ok.
Game recap video
In the first period, at 17:28, Bruins Danton Heinen scored his 6th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead. At 18:32, Rangers Filip Chytil scored, tying the game 1-1.
In the second period, at 5:22, Rangers Mika Zibanejad scored, giving the Rangers a 2-1 lead.
In the third period, at 3:24, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 19th goal of the season, tying the game 2-2. At 9:05, Rangers Mika Zibanejad scored a power-play goal, giving the Rangers a 3-2 lead.
Tuukka Rask started the game in net and made 6 saves on 7 shots. Rask only played 18:32 as he came out of the game after getting into a collision with a Rangers player. Jaroslav Halak played the rest of the game and made 11 saves on 13 shots.
The Bruins led the game with a 64% faceoff winning percentage and in shots 29-20. The Rangers led the game in hits 24-20 and blocked shots 12-3. The Bruins went 0-for-5 on the power-play while the Rangers went 1-for-3.
Chris Wagner and Brad Marchand led the Bruins with 4 shots each. Chris Wagner led the Bruins with 6 hits. Charlie McAvoy led the Bruins with 2 blocked shots.
Ryan Donato, John Moore and Steven Kampfer were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
- Rangers forward Mika Zibanejad
- Bruins forward Danton Heinen
- Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 27-17-5 with 59 points in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Tuesday, January 29th when they host the Winnipeg Jets, at 7pm ET.