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Bruins vs Lightning Final: 3-1 - Recap

Bruins vs Lightning Final: 3-1 - Recap

Boston skated to a 3-1 victory over Tampa Bay on Monday in NHL action at TD Garden.

Bettors who backed the Bruins were rewarded as -152 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.

Boston got goals from Nathan Horton, Rich Peverley, and Brad Marchand in the victory. Horton opened the scoring at 4:24 of the second period.

Tim Thomas turned in a 33-save effort for the Bruins.

Simon Gagne scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Tim Thomas.

Mike Smith stopped 17 of 19 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Boston went 0-for-4, while the Lightning were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Boston lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 34-20.