Frederic's 2-goal performance sets up Bruins-Golden Knights

Frederic’s 2-goal performance sets up Bruins-Golden Knights

The Vegas Golden Knights have a record of 18-7-1 and are first in the Pacific Division. They will take on the Boston Bruins (20-3-0, first in the Atlantic Division) Monday evening, 7 o’clock, Boston EST BOTTOM LINE: After defeating the Colorado Avalanche by a score of 5-1, the Boston Bruins will play host to the Vegas Golden Knights. Trent Frederic scored two goals to lead the Bruins to victory. The Bruins have a record of 20-3-0 overall and a record of 14-0-0 when playing on their home ice. With a total of 106 infractions, the Bruins are ranked ninth among NHL teams (averaging 4.6 per game). The overall record for Vegas is 18-7-1, and they have a record of 11-2-1 away from home. In games in which the Golden Knights have served fewer penalty minutes than their opponents, they have a record of 11-3-0.

On Monday, the teams will compete against one another for the third time this year. The preceding game was won by the Bruins by a score of 5-2. The Bruins were led in scoring by Frederic, who had two goals. TOP PERFORMERS: The Bruins are led in scoring by David Pastrnak, who has 16 goals and 17 assists. Over the course of the last 10 games, David Krejci has recorded six goals and four assists. Jack Eichel has contributed to the Golden Knights’ offence with 13 goals and 16 assists. In his previous 10 games, Mark Stone has scored five goals and has contributed three assists.

Bruins have won nine of their last ten games, with a record of 9-1-0 while averaging 3.9 goals, 7.4 assists, 4.9 penalties, and 12 penalty minutes per game while allowing only 1.7 goals per contest. Golden Knights have a record of 5-4-1 and are averaging three goals, 4.9 assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.5 penalty minutes per game. They are allowing an average of 2.9 goals per contest. Craig Smith of the Bruins is listed as being day-to-day with his injury (upper-body). Brett Howden (lower body), Robin Lehner (hip), Nolan Patrick (upper body), Alex Pietrangelo (personal), and Shea Weber (upper body) are all out for the Golden Knights at this time. Shea Weber is also out (ankle).

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