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Boston Skates Past Florida 2-1 - Recap

The Panthers came up short Wednesday against the Bruins, falling 2-1.

Boston won as a -215 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Milan Lucic and Brad Marchand each scored for the Bruins in the victory. Marchand opened the scoring for Boston, finding the back of the net at 13:31 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Patrice Bergeron and Zdeno Chara.

Tim Thomas turned in a 34-save effort for the Bruins.

Florida got a goal from Bryan Allen in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Tomas Vokoun stopped 33 of 35 shots for the Panthers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

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

Boston heads into a battle against the Hurricanes. Florida, meanwhile, will have their next action against Toronto.