Game Recap: New Jersey Devils vs Boston Bruins 12/31/19

New Jersey Devils (14-19-6 34pts) vs Boston Bruins (24-7-10 58pts)

 

Game Recap:

Happy New Year! This afternoon, the New Jersey Devils take on the Boston Bruins in an early matinee matchup before all the New Years Eve festivities begin. Brad Marchand would open up the scoring early for the Bruins as he would score his twentieth goal of the season on the power play. It would be the only goal of the first period as the Bruins would lead 1-0.

Joakim Nordstrom would add his fourth goal on the season early in the second period to give the Bruins a 2-0 lead. Moments later, Blake Coleman would score his twelfth goal on the season to get the Devils within one goal. After two periods, the Bruins take a 2-1 lead into the third period over the Devils.

New Jersey was able to tie the game up at 2-2 as Jesper Bratt would tip in a shot from the point by PK Subban. The tying goal would see some overtime hockey between the two teams. Each team traded their chances offensively but were unable to capitalize on them. The game would head to a shootout where Damon Severson would score the shoutout winner & MacKenzie Blackwood would make some amazing saves to give the Devils a win 3-2 win to close out 2019 and into a new decade! The Devils are back in action Thursday night as they head out to Long Island to take on the New York Islanders. Happy New Year Devils fans!

 

Lineups:

New Jersey Devils

 

Boston Bruins

 

First Period Highlights

 

Second Period Highlights

 

Third Period Highlights

 

OT/Shootout Highlights

 

Final Stats     NJ – 4      BOS – 3

Shots:              44             30

Hits:                19              13

PP:                  0/4             1/3

Faceoffs:       50%          50%

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