10/9/08 Boston @ Colorado: Recap
Kessel (1) from Bergeron (1) and Ference (1)
Wheeler (1) from Krejci (1) and Kobasew (1)
Savard (1) from Chara (1) and Bergeron (2)
Ryder (1) from Savard (1) and Axelsson (1)
Krejci (1) from Kobasew (2) and Lucic (1)
A interesting game, so good things, some bad. I only watched the first period before going to bed, so my recap is limited. The offense had 20 shots and scored 5 goals, which I take as a positive. The young guys played well, Krejci, Kessel and Wheeler, all scoring goals. The offense looked better. Bergeron had a few chances which he could not finish, but it was his first game back.
The defense was awful. They let Colorado walk in and a lot of turnovers. Not a fluid game for them. Thomas looked spastic at times, but he did face almost 40 shots. Overall, it was a good game to win, especially since it was high scoring. Expect the first month to be tough with a lot of home openers for other teams and them coming out with a lot of energy.