Nashville vs Boston Wrap - Boston Wins 4-3
|Nashville vs Boston Wrap - Boston Wins 4-3|
Boston needed a shootout to earn a 4-3 victory over Nashville on Saturday in NHL action at TD Garden.
Boston won as a -156 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
The win was clinched by Patrice Bergeron, who beat Pekka Rinne in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Boston. Daniel Paille, Patrice Bergeron, and Milan Lucic each scored for the Bruins in the victory. Bergeron opened the scoring for Boston, finding the back of the net at 16:00 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Brad Marchand.
Tim Thomas turned in a 19-save effort for the Bruins.
Mike Fisher, Shea Weber, and Patric Hornqvist scored for the Predators, finding the net behind Tim Thomas.
Pekka Rinne stopped 38 of 41 shots for the Predators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Boston went 1-for-4, while the Predators were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Nashville lost the shots on goal battle to Boston by a margin of 41-22.
Next game, Boston takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Nashville, they head home to face Chicago.