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Boston Ices Tampa Bay 5-0 - Recap

The battle between the Bruins and Lightning didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Tampa Bay was handed a 5-0 defeat on Saturday at Tampa Bay Times Forum.

Boston was favored by -110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Shawn Thornton, Chris Kelly, Patrice Bergeron, Adam McQuaid, and David Krejci each scored for the Bruins in the victory. Krejci opened the scoring for Boston, finding the back of the net at 1:32 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Milan Lucic and Jarome Iginla.

Tuukka Rask stopped 23 of 23 Tampa Bay shots in the victory.

Tampa Bay got a 13-stop effort from Ben Bishop in the loss.

Boston scored 0 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Tampa Bay went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Tampa Bay outshot Boston 23-22 in the game.

Next game, Boston takes its act on the road to face Buffalo looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head home to face Chicago.