It came down to a shootout and Tuukka Rask foiled the opposition in a 3-2 victory for Boston over Florida Monday.
Boston won as a -164 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
David Krejci potted the shootout winner for Boston. Boston got goals from Patrice Bergeron (2) in the victory. Bergeron opened the scoring at 1:20 of the first period.
Tuukka Rask turned in a 38-save effort for the Bruins.
Florida got goals from Shawn Matthias and Jason Garrison in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Florida got a 33-stop effort from Scott Clemmensen in the loss.
On the power play, Boston went 1-for-2, while the Panthers were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Florida outshot Boston 40-35 in the game.
Next game, Boston takes its act on the road to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For Florida, they head on the road to face Colorado.