Detroit sports glance: Boston Bruins blank Red Wings, snap winning streak

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Bruins 1, Red Wings 0 – The Boston Bruins snapped the Red Wings six-game winning streak with a shutout win over Detroit on Saturday night.

LSJ Logo incertTim Schaller scored the lone goal of the game for the Bruins at the 17:11 mark of the second period.

Boston outshot the Red Wings by a 36-24 margin.

Detroit’s goaltender Jimmy Howard stopped 35 of 36 shots in a losing effort.

The Red Wings, who are now 6-3 on the season, remain in second place in the Atlantic Division standings.

Detroit will look to bounce back Sunday at home against the Florida Panthers.Eye on the D

 

Record: 6-3-0   12 pts

2nd Place in Atlantic Division (5 points behind Montreal Canadiens)

3rd Place in Eastern Conference (5 points behind Montreal Canadiens)

4 points ahead of Boston Bruins for final playoff spot

Magic # of pts to clinch a playoff berth: 146 pts

Magic # of pts to clinch a regular season Atlantic Division title: 152 pts

Magic # of pts to clinch a regular season Eastern Conference title: 152 pts

Next Game: 10/30/2016 vs. Florida Panthers 5:00 p.m. @ Joe Louis Arena

Stats: Goals- N/A   Assists- N/A Goalie- Jimmy Howard L (2-1-0) 35 saves on 36 shots.

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