TD Bank Facebook Twitter Instagram Bruins Mobile App
News
 
  • PRINT
  • RSS

Bruins fall to Kings

Thursday, 01.12.2006 / 12:00 AM ET / News
Boston Bruins
X
Share with your Friends


Bruins fall to Kings
By Jeremy Lemoine

Boston, MA - Alexander Frolov scored a hat trick to help power the Los Angeles Kings past the Boston Bruins 6-0 at the TD Banknorth Garden on Thursday night. Kings goalie Mathieu Garon made 30 saves to preserve the shutout, while Andrew Raycroft made 36 saves for the Bruins in the loss.

All three of Frolov's goals came in the third. His first came on a wrist shot 44 seconds into the period, followed by a penalty shot at the 5:17 mark. Frolov's third came with 10:55 remaining when he beat Raycroft with a shot in the slot.

"We're trying to make plays that don't exist. We're looking for the next best play, and it never materializes," said Coach Mike Sullivan. "We over-handled the puck in our end and because of that, we turn it over and spend more time in our end. It is difficult for me to understand what has happened in the last three days, because this team has come such a long way in the last three weeks.

"I think the last couple of games, to get beat in front of your own fans the way we have the last couple of games, it's discouraging and demoralizing. We're all discouraged and we need to get right back to work and right this thing, and get back to work at the style of play we have been playing the last couple weeks that gave us a chance to win."

The Kings jumped out to a 1-0 lead when forward Joe Corvo snapped his ninth goal of the season past Raycroft at 18:55 of the first period.

Los Angeles added to their lead on a goal by Mike Cammalleri on the power play. Cammalleri brought the puck out from the corner and fired a shot on Raycroft. Raycroft made the initial save, but Cammalleri picked up his own rebound and stuffed it in for his 16th of the year.

The Kings also got a third period goal from Dustin Brown, his eighth of the season at 4:42.

"We thought the bottom was two nights ago and we found a way to go a little lower," said Raycroft. "They're a good team, but they are not the 1970 Bruins, that's for sure. We need to find a way to compete. It's just unexplainable how you go and play so well for three weeks and then go have two efforts like this. It's frustrating."

The Bruins will look to bounce back when they play host to the Dallas Stars in a Saturday afternoon matinee game. Face-off is at 2:00 p.m. and will be shown on NBC.

Notes
Ben Walter made his NHL debut for the Bruins in the game and logged a total of 15:15 of ice time, with three shots on net. Walter was called up from Providence to replace Glen Murray, who was out of the lineup with a swollen right foot.

"I was definitely very excited," said Walter. "I just found out this morning and it's been a lifelong dream of mine to play in the NHL and I got to do that tonight. I felt pretty good out there. I was hoping to bring some energy and work as hard as I could out there.

"Regardless of what it means to yourself, this is a team game and you want to win. Obviously, that makes it tough on tonight. That aside, I was very excited to play tonight."
Coors Light - Official Partner of the Boston Bruins

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

ATLANTIC DIVISION
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 FLA 51 31 15 5 141 112 67
2 TBL 50 28 18 4 131 115 60
3 BOS 51 27 18 6 149 136 60
4 DET 51 25 18 8 125 130 58
5 MTL 52 24 24 4 137 141 52
6 OTT 52 23 23 6 142 164 52
7 TOR 50 19 22 9 116 134 47
8 BUF 52 21 26 5 119 137 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
P. Bergeron 51 19 26 9 45
L. Eriksson 51 15 24 10 39
D. Krejci 41 12 26 1 38
R. Spooner 51 11 27 -5 38
B. Marchand 46 23 12 12 35
Z. Chara 49 7 20 9 27
M. Beleskey 49 8 17 10 25
T. Krug 50 3 21 5 24
J. Hayes 49 11 12 -5 23
B. Connolly 48 7 9 -4 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
T. Rask 18 15 5 .916 2.51
J. Gustavsson 9 3 1 .915 2.38
Hallmark Health System
BRUINS FAN POLL
 
Friendly's - Official Family Restaurant and Ice Cream of the Boston Bruins
NHL Ticket Exchange
Dunkin' Donuts Perks   AMI Graphics   Geico - Aim for savings

Click the instant ticket and enter to win Second Chance Drawings