By: Mike Grinnell
Criag Anderson led the way for the Ottawa Senators Sunday night, making 38 saves, helping his team skate to a 3-1 victory over the Boston Bruins.
The Bruins have now lost their third straight game in regulation, tieing their season high and bring their record to 19-12-4 on the season.
Coming off a tough loss to Buffalo the night before, the Bruins came out guns’ blazing, outshooting the Senators 39-21.
“I don’t think you had to second-guess that the effort wasn’t good enough.” Coach Claude Julien told reporters after the game. “I think at the end of the day, they took advantage of their chances, made the most of it, and we had ours — had lots of them. Their goalie played well for them tonight.”
The bounces just didn’t got Boston’s way on Sunday night, while that was so much the case with the Senators. With just 19 seconds remaining in the first period, Mark Stone shoots the puck off Dennis Seidenberg’s skate, which redirected it past Rask.
“It was just a terrible play that ended up working,” Stone told reporters after Sunday night’s win.
Stone added another on the empty net, along with Zibanejad, who scored in 18:21 into the second period, to give the Senators the lead.
Boston’s offense came from who else, but David Krejci. Krejci snuck one under Anderson, that was originally called no goal, a video review later confirmed, Krejci did indeed tuck the puck past Anderson, and over the Goal line, which tied the game at 1.
Despite producing Boston’s only goal, Krejci left Sunday night’s game in the 2nd period with an upper body injury and did not return.
[Krejci] is a big piece, that’s for sure,” Beleskey told reporters after the game. “So when he goes down, I thought Spoons did a great job stepping up, playing some more minutes, but [Krejci] was a big loss for us.”
The Bruins are off until Tuesday, where they will finish the second game of a home-and-home with the Ottawa Senators, this time at the TD Garden, puck drop is scheduled for 7:00 and you can here that game right here on ESPN New Hampshire.
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