New Jersey couldn't break through the Boston defense on Monday, failing to score on Tim Thomas in a 3-0 loss at TD Garden.
Boston was favored by -173 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.
Boston got goals from Michael Ryder, Nathan Horton, and Blake Wheeler in the victory. Ryder opened the scoring at 15:26 of the first period.
Tim Thomas turned in a 28-save effort for the Bruins.
Martin Brodeur stopped 21 of 24 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Boston went 1-for-7, while the Devils were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Boston lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 28-24.
Next game, Boston takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head on the road to face Toronto.