Boston Ices Philadelphia 4-3 - Recap
Boston earned a 4-3 victory over Philadelphia on Sunday, but needed a shootout to do it at Wells Fargo Center.
The Bruins were a -114 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
The win was clinched by Reilly Smith, who beat Steve Mason in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Boston. Boston got goals from Zdeno Chara, Patrice Bergeron, and Andrej Meszaros in the victory. Meszaros opened the scoring at 10:43 of the first period.
Tuukka Rask stopped 49 of 52 Philadelphia shots in the victory.
Vincent Lecavalier (2) and Kimmo Timonen scored for the Flyers, finding the net behind Tuukka Rask.
Philadelphia got a 27-stop effort from Steve Mason in the loss.
Boston scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while Philadelphia went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Boston lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 52-30.
Next game, Boston takes its act on the road to face Detroit looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head on the road to face St. Louis.