Columbus Falls 2-1 to Bruins - Recap

Boston needed a shootout to earn a 2-1 victory over Columbus on Thursday in NHL action at TD Garden.

Boston was favored by -225 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

The win was clinched by David Krejci, who beat Curtis Sanford in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Boston. Boston got goals from Adam McQuaid in the victory. McQuaid opened the scoring at 4:24 of the second period.

Tuukka Rask turned in a 30-save effort for the Bruins.

Derek MacKenzie scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Tuukka Rask.

Curtis Sanford stopped 26 of 27 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Boston went 0-for-2, while the Blue Jackets were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.

Boston lost the shots on goal battle to Columbus by a margin of 31-27.

Boston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Islanders. The Blue Jackets will aim to get back on the winning track at Nashville.