Boston vs Philadelphia Wrap - Boston Wins 6-5
|Boston vs Philadelphia Wrap - Boston Wins 6-5|
Boston needed a shootout to earn a 6-5 victory over Philadelphia on Sunday in NHL action at Wells Fargo Center.
Bettors who backed the Bruins were rewarded as -135 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Tyler Seguin clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Bruins. Boston got goals from Gregory Campbell, Patrice Bergeron, David Krejci, Milan Lucic, and Tyler Seguin in the victory. Bergeron opened the scoring at 0:50 of the first period.
Tim Thomas stopped 33 of 38 Philadelphia shots in the victory.
Scott Hartnell (3) and Max Talbot (2) scored for the Flyers, finding the net behind Tim Thomas.
Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 32 of 37 shots for the Flyers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Boston went 1-for-5, while the Flyers were 3-for-8 with the man advantage.
Philadelphia outshot Boston 38-37 in the game.
Boston heads into a battle against the Capitals. Philadelphia, meanwhile, will have their next action against Florida.