Rask makes 33 saves in Bruins’ shutout of Senators
BOSTON (AP) — Tuukka Rask made 33 saves for his fourth shutout of the season, and Reilly Smith scored two goals to lifting the Boston Bruins to a 5-0 rout of the Ottawa Senators on Friday night.
The Bruins are
13-0-2 in their last 15 home games and have won eight straight in
Boston. They haven't lost there in regulation since Oct. 26.
(20-8-2) has allowed one goal or fewer in 15 of his 30 starts this
season. After earning only 19 wins last season, he is now the third
goalie with 20 NHL wins this season.
tied a club record, set in 1929, by having a player score two goals for
the seventh straight game. Smith has done it three times.
Robin Lehner made 36 saves for Ottawa, which has dropped four of five.
Jarome Iginla beat Lehner with 3:31 remaining in the second when he slammed in a rebound of Torey Krug's slap shot during a power play to make it 1-0.
dominated the first period, holding a 15-5 shot advantage, but Boston
turned the tables in the second with a 20-8 edge. In addition to the 19
saves in the second period, Lehner was stung by Johnny Boychuk's slap shot but stayed in the game.