Another overtime win, Bruins defeat Avalanche
Today in game #56 of the regular season, the Bruins defeated the Colorado Avalanche in overtime 2-1.
Game recap video
In the first period, at 19:27, Avalanche Nathan MacKinnon scored his 29th goal of the season, giving the Avalanche a 1-0 lead.
In the second period, at 3:40, Bruins John Moore scored his 3rd goal of the season, tying the game 1-1.
In the third period, no scoring happened.
In overtime, at 4:03, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 21st goal of the season, winning the game 2-1 for the Bruins.
Jaroslav Halak played in net for the Bruins and made 35 saves on 36 shots.
The Bruins led the game with a 53% faceoff winning percentage, in hits 29-21 and blocked shots 18-12. The Avalanche led the game in shots 36-35. The Bruins went 0-for-5 on the power-play while the Avalanche went 0-for-4.
Danton Heinen and Torey Krug led the Bruins with 4 shots each. Chris Wagner led the Bruins with 4 hits. Torey Krug and Kevan Miller led the Bruins with 4 blocked shots each.
David Backes, Matt Grzelcyk and Steven Kampfer were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
- Bruins forward Brad Marchand
- Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy
- Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 31-17-8 with 70 points. The next game for the Bruins is on Tuesday when they host the Chicago Blackhawks, at 7pm ET.