Tampa Bay vs Boston Recap - Bruins Win 2-1
The Bruins earned a 2-1 victory over the Lightning on Thursday at TD Garden.
Boston was favored by -190 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Milan Lucic and Steve Kampfer each scored for the Bruins in the victory. Kampfer opened the scoring for Boston, finding the back of the net at 6:06 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Chris Kelly and Rich Peverley.
Tim Thomas stopped 27 of 28 Tampa Bay shots in the victory.
Eric Brewer scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Tim Thomas.
Mike Smith stopped 26 of 28 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Boston went 0-for-3, while the Lightning were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Next game, Boston takes its act home to face Pittsburgh looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head home to face Montreal.