Rangers beat Bruins in shootout 4-3
Tonight in game #54 of the regular season, the Rangers came away with a 4-3 shootout win over the Bruins.
Game recap video
In the first period, at 17:45, Rangers Mika Zibanejad scored, giving the Rangers a 1-0 lead.
In the second period, at 10:37, Bruins Danton Heinen scored his 7th goal of the season, tying the game 1-1. At 11:49, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 31st goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 2-1 lead. At 15:11, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 19th goal of the season, a power-play goal, giving the Bruins a 3-1 lead.
In the third period, at 9:24, Rangers Kevin Hayes scored, cutting the Bruins lead to 3-2. At 12:41, Rangers Filip Chytil scored a power-play goal, tying the game 3-3.
In overtime, no scoring happened.
In the shootout, in the third round, Rangers Mika Zibanejad scored and Bruins Brad Marchand scored. In the 7th round, Rangers Tony DeAngelo scored, which would end up being the game-winning goal for a Rangers 4-3 win.
Jaroslav Halak played in net for the Bruins and made 36 saves on 39 shots.
The Bruins led the game with a 55% faceoff winning percentage. The Rangers led the game in shots 39-30, hits 42-26 and blocked shots 12-10. The Bruins went 1-for-2 on the power-play while the Rangers went 1-for-4.
Patrice Bergeron led the Bruins with 6 shots. Chris Wagner led the Bruins with 7 hits. Charlie McAvoy led the Bruins with 5 blocked shots.
David Backes, John Moore and Steven Kampfer were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
- Rangers forward Pavel Buchnevich
- Rangers forward Mika Zibanejad
- Bruins forward Brad Marchand
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 29-17-8 with 66 points in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Saturday when they host the Los Angeles Kings, at 1pm ET.