Bruins Down New Jersey 4-1 - Match Report
The Bruins earned a 4-1 victory over the Devils on Tuesday at TD Garden.
Boston was favored by -135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went PUSH the consensus closing total of 5.
Mark Recchi, Zdeno Chara, Shawn Thornton, and Milan Lucic each scored for the Bruins in the victory. Thornton opened the scoring for Boston, finding the back of the net at 15:39 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Dennis Seidenberg and Tomas Kaberle.
Tim Thomas stopped 30 of 31 New Jersey shots in the victory.
Ilya Kovalchuk scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Tim Thomas.
Martin Brodeur stopped 26 of 29 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Boston went 1-for-5, while the Devils were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Boston lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 31-30.
Next game, Boston takes its act home to face Montreal looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head on the road to face Pittsburgh.