Rask leads Bruins to 3-2 win over Leafs
Tonight in game #45 of the regular season, Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask led the Bruins to a 3-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. Rask is now one win shy of tying Tiny Thompson for most in Bruins history.
Game recap video
In the first period, at 18:21, Bruins David Krejci scored his 9th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead.
In the second period, at 7:37, Leafs Andreas Johnsson scored, tying the game 1-1. At 9:30, Leafs Mitchell Marner scored a power-play goal, giving the Leafs a 2-1 lead. At 14:47, Bruins Sean Kuraly scored his 5th goal of the season, tying the game 2-2. At 19:45, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 26th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 3-2 lead.
In the third period, no scoring happened.
Tuukka Rask played in net for the Bruins and made 30 saves on 32 shots.
The Bruins led the game in hits 29-28 and blocked shots 20-11. The Maple Leafs led the game with a 52% faceoff percentage and in shots 32-29. The Bruins went 0-for-2 on the power-play while the Maple Leafs went 1-for-2.
Brad Marchand led the Bruins with 6 shots. Chris Wagner led the Bruins with 6 hits. Brandon Carlo, Zdeno Chara and Kevan Miller led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots each.
Colby Cave, John Moore and Steven Kampfer were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
1) Bruins forward Sean Kuraly
2) Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask
3) Maple Leafs forward Kasperi Kapanen
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 26-15-4 with 56 points in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Monday, when they host the Montreal Canadiens, at 7:30pm ET.