Rask leads Bruins to 1-0 win over Capitals
Tonight in game #52 of the regular season, Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask led the Bruins to a close 1-0 win over the Washington Capitals, ending the Bruins 14-game winless streak against the Capitals.
Game recap video
In the first period, no scoring happened.
In the second period, at 10:43, Bruins David Krejci scored his 11th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead.
In the third period, no scoring happened.
Tuukka Rask played in net and stopped all 24 shots he faced, earning his 2nd shutout of the season.
The Bruins led the game with a 64% faceoff winning percentage, in shots 39-24 and blocked shots 15-9. The Capitals led the game in hits 41-27.
Brad Marchand led the Bruins with 7 shots. Noel Acciari led the Bruins with 7 hits. Charlie McAvoy led the Bruins with 5 blocked shots.
Danton Heinen, John Moore and Steven Kampfer were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
- Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask
- Capitals goalie Braden Holtby
- Bruins forward David Krejci
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 28-17-7 with 63 points in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Tuesday, when they host the New York Islanders, at 7pm ET.