Bruins defeat Kings 4-2
Last night, in game #59 of the regular season, the Bruins came away with a 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings with goals in the final two minutes of the game, extending their winning streak to five games.
Game recap video
In the first period, at 5:31, Bruins Jake DeBrusk scored his 17th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead.
In the second period, at 10:37, Kings Ilya Kovalchuk scored a power-play goal, tying the game 1-1. At 16:15, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 23rd goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 2-1 lead.
In the third period, at 15:37, Kings Alex Iafallo scored, tying the game 2-2. At 18:47, Bruins Charlie McAvoy scored his 3rd goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 3-2 lead. At 19:23, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 21st goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 4-2 lead.
Tuukka Rask played in net for the Bruins and made 23 saves on 25 shots.
The Bruins led the game with a 60% faceoff winning percentage and in blocked shots 17-9. The Kings led the game in shots 25-24 and hits 29-19. The Bruins went 0-for-2 on the power-play while the Kings went 1-for-5.
Patrice Bergeron, David Krejci and Charlie McAvoy led the Bruins with 4 shots each. Noel Acciari led the Bruins with 6 hits. Kevan Miller led the Bruins with 6 blocked shots.
David Backes, John Moore and Steven Kampfer were scratched and did not play.
Three stars of the game
- Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy
- Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask
- Bruins forward Brad Marchand
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 34-17-8 with 76 points this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Monday, when they visit the San Jose Sharks, at 10pm ET.