Blues defeat Bruins in shootout 2-1
Today in game #62 of the regular season, the Bruins fell to the St. Louis Blues 2-1 in a shootout.
Game recap video
In the first period, at 7:15, Blues Alex Steen scored, giving the Blues a 1-0 lead.
In the second period, at 5:12, Bruins Chris Wagner scored his 9th goal of the season, tying the game 1-1.
In the third period, no scoring happened.
In overtime, no scoring happened.
In the shootout, Blues Tyler Bozak scored in the first round; Bruins Charlie Coyle scored in the third round; Blues Sammy Blais scored in the sixth round.
Tuukka Rask played in net for the Bruins and made 28 saves on 29 shots.
The Bruins led the game in shots 32-29 and blocked shots 23-6. The Blues led the game with a 54% faceoff winning percentage and in hits 30-17. The Bruins went 0-for-1 on the power-play while the Blues went 0-for-4.
David Backes and Jake DeBrusk led the Bruins with 5 shots each. Noel Acciari and Torey Krug led the Bruins with 3 hits each. Brandon Carlo led the Bruins with 5 blocked shots.
Joakim Nordstrom, John Moore and Steven Kampfer were scratched and did not play.
Three stars of the game
- Blues forward Sammy Blais
- Blues goalie Jordan Binnington
- Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 36-17-9 with 81 points in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Tuesday when they host the San Jose Sharks, at 7pm ET.