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Boston Falls 2-0 to Wild - Recap

Boston was shut out 2-0 on Sunday, stoned by Niklas Backstrom who stopped all 48 shots fired his way.

The Wild were a +188 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.

Matt Cullen and Chad Rau each scored for the Wild in the victory. Rau opened the scoring for Minnesota, finding the back of the net at 10:15 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Dany Heatley and Cal Clutterbuck.

Niklas Backstrom turned in a 48-save effort for the Wild.

Tim Thomas stopped 27 of 29 shots for the Bruins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Minnesota went 1-for-1, while the Bruins were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Boston by a margin of 48-29.

Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Panthers. The Bruins will aim to get back on the winning track at St. Louis.