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NHL Recap: Bruins go 1-2-0 on the week

On Monday, Nov. 4, the Boston Bruins beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-4 at TD Garden. Forward Brad Marchand scored two goals, including the game-winner, and had three assists to help the Bruins to their sixth straight win. Goaltender Jaroslav Halak made 40 saves on 44 shots and picked up the win, improving to 4-1-1 on the season.

The Boston Bruins had their six-game winning streak ended with a 5-4 loss to the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre on Tuesday, Nov. 5. Pastrnak started out the scoring for the Bruins with his 15th goal of the season. Pastrnak leads the league in goals and points with 15 goals and 30 points. Defenseman Connor Clifton and forward Sean Kuraly both scored their first goal of the season. The Bruins fall to 11-2-2 on the season, losing their first game since Oct. 19. 

On Friday, Nov. 8, the Boston Bruins fell to the Detroit Red Wings 4-2, losing their second straight game and falling to 11-3-2 on the season. Forwards David Krejci and Patrice Bergeron scored for Boston. Pastrnak‘s 13-game point streak ended when a scoring change took away an assist on Boston’s second goal. Rask made 28 saves for the Bruins, who have lost two straight after a six-game winning streak.


NHL Hot Teams

The Washington Capitals are the top team in the NHL with 27 points. Their record is currently 12-2-3 with St. Louis just two points behind them. In their last ten games, they have gone 9-0-1 and are currently on a five-game winning streak. Forward Alex Ovechkin is currently third in the league in goals, with 13.

The St. Louis Blues are currently the No. 1 team in the Western Conference and No, 2 in the NHL. The Blues currently have 25 points and their record is 11-3-3. In the last ten games, the Blues have been hot, going 8-2-0. The Blues are currently riding a six-game winning streak and are preparing to face off against the Calgary Flames on Tuesday, Nov. 12.


Low Ranked Teams

The Detroit Red Wings are currently in last place in the NHL with a record of 5-12-1 and 11 points. In the last ten games, they have gone 2-7-1, but beat the Bruins in their previous game. They are currently sitting at the bottom of the standings, but there is only a spread of five points between No. 31 and No. 22 teams.

The Los Angeles Kings are currently second-to-last place in the NHL standings. Their record is currently 5-10-1 with 11 points. In their last ten games, they have gone 3-6-1. They have beaten the Flames twice and the Predators once in their last 10 games.

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