Boston Skates Past New York 6-2 - Recap
Hockey bettors who backed the Bruins on the moneyline Monday didn’t have to sweat out a close game, as Boston easily handled New York 6-2 at TD Garden.
Boston was favored by -170 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Boston got goals from Nathan Horton (2), Benoit Pouliot, David Krejci, Milan Lucic, and Tyler Seguin in the victory. Pouliot opened the scoring at 1:32 of the first period.
Tuukka Rask stopped 24 of 26 New York shots in the victory.
Michael Grabner and Matt Moulson scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Tuukka Rask.
Al Montoya stopped 22 of 24 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Boston went 1-for-1, while the Islanders were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Boston by a margin of 37-26.
Next game, Boston takes its act home to face Edmonton looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Colorado.