Bruins defeat Blackhawks 6-3
Tonight in game #57 of the regular season, the Bruins defeated the Chicago Blackhawks with a big 6-3 win. Bruins Brad Marchand led the Bruins with four points (one goal and three assists).
Game recap video
In the first period, at 4:22, Blackhawks Alex DeBrincat scored, giving the Blackhawks a 1-0 lead. At 14:47, Bruins David Krejci scored his 13th goal of the season, a power-play goal, tying the game 1-1. At 15:36, Bruins Danton Heinen scored his 9th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 2-1 lead. At 18:59, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 22nd goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 3-1 lead.
In the second period, at 18:06, Bruins Jake DeBrusk scored his 15th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 4-1 lead. At 19:37, Blackhawks Duncan Keith scored, cutting the Bruins lead to 4-2.
In the third period, at 4:48, Blackhawks Erik Gustafsson scored, cutting the Bruins lead to 4-3. At 7:18, Bruins Peter Cehlarik scored his 4th goal of the season, a power-play goal, giving the Bruins a 5-3 lead. At 15:42, Bruins David Krejci scored his 14th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 6-3 lead.
Tuukka Rask played in net for the Bruins and made 23 saves on 26 shots.
The Bruins led the game with a 56% faceoff winning percentage, in shots 37-26 and hits 26-18. The Blackhawks led the game in blocked shots 12-11. The Bruins went 2-for-5 on the power-play while the Blackhawks went 0-for-3.
Jake DeBrusk led the Bruins with 5 shots. Noel Acciari led the Bruins with 5 hits. Brandon Carlo and Charlie McAvoy led the Bruins with 2 blocked shots each.
David Pastrnak, Matt Grzelcyk and Steven Kampfer were scratched and did not play.
Three stars of the game
- Bruins forward Brad Marchand
- Bruins forward Danton Heinen
- Bruins forward Jake DeBrusk
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 32-17-8 with 72 points this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Friday when they visit the Anaheim Ducks at 10pm ET.