The Boston Bruins defeated the Colorado Avalanche 4-0 on Wednesday night in Denver thanks to Taylor Hall’s two goals and an assist, Linus Ullmark’s 23 saves for his second shutout of the season and sixth overall, and Linus Ullmark’s 23 saves. Bruins vs Avalanche NHL Game Scores Highlights 7 Dec 2022
For the Bruins, Trent Frederic scored and added an assist, David Pastrnak also scored, and Charlie Coyle contributed two assists.
Alexandar Georgiev stopped 33 shots for Colorado, a team with several injuries.
The Avalanche’s key player Nathan MacKinnon, who will be away for four to five weeks, missed their first game. In Monday’s defeat at Philadelphia, MacKinnon sustained an upper-body injury.
Additionally, Artturi Lehkonen, who sustained an injury in Boston on Saturday, missed Colorado’s second straight game due to injury. He is regarded as ordinary.
Josh Manson is among the ten regulars for the Avalanche who are out. On December 1, Manson was hurt in a 6-4 victory in Buffalo and will be sidelined for one month.
The Bruins made a breakthrough early in the second period after a scoreless first session. At 3:49, Pastrnak’s shot went off the inside of the far post and into the goal after David Krejci, who was in possession of the ball behind the Colorado net, backhanded a pass to him in the right circle.
His 18th goal of the year was that one.
At 9:50 in the second period, Hall scored to double Boston’s advantage after Frederic stole the puck from the Avalanche at the blue line and passed it to Coyle, who then slid it past Georgiev.
After receiving a feed from Hall, Frederic extended the lead early in the third. At 6:24, he beat Georgiev with a one-timer from the slot. He had scored six times this year.
Minutes later, Colorado received its third power play, but it was unsuccessful in scoring. After Colorado killed off the penalty, the Bruins added an insurance goal. At 9:42 for his 11th goal of the year, Jake DeBrusk found Hall breaking through the neutral zone. Hall faced Georgiev alone and beat him.