Bruins Down Carolina 7-0 - Match Report
The battle between the Bruins and Hurricanes didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Carolina was handed a 7-0 defeat on Monday at TD Garden.
Boston won as a -170 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Zdeno Chara (3), Michael Ryder, Gregory Campbell, Mark Stuart, and Patrice Bergeron each scored for the Bruins in the victory. Stuart opened the scoring for Boston, finding the back of the net at 7:56 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Nathan Horton and Adam McQuaid.
Tim Thomas turned in a 31-save effort for the Bruins.
Justin Peters stopped 28 of 33 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Boston went 2-for-5, while the Hurricanes were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Carolina lost the shots on goal battle to Boston by a margin of 38-31.
Boston heads into a battle against the Hurricanes. Carolina, meanwhile, will have their next action against Boston.