Recap - Bruins Defeat Atlanta 3-2
|Recap - Bruins Defeat Atlanta 3-2|
The Thrashers came up short Saturday against the Bruins, falling 3-2.
Boston was favored by -193 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Boston got goals from Mark Recchi, Daniel Paille, and Michael Ryder in the victory. Recchi opened the scoring at 4:34 of the first period.
Tuukka Rask stopped 28 of 30 Atlanta shots in the victory.
Dustin Byfuglien and Evander Kane scored for the Thrashers, finding the net behind Tuukka Rask.
Ondrej Pavelec stopped 20 of 23 shots for the Thrashers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Boston went 0-for-1, while the Thrashers were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Atlanta outshot Boston 30-23 in the game.
Boston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Rangers. The Thrashers will aim to get back on the winning track at Nashville.