Ottawa vs Boston Wrap - Boston Wins 3-1

Ottawa vs Boston Wrap - Boston Wins 3-1

Boston skated to a 3-1 victory over Ottawa on Saturday in NHL action at TD Garden.

The Bruins were a -228 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Daniel Paille, Nathan Horton, and Rich Peverley each scored for the Bruins in the victory. Paille opened the scoring for Boston, finding the back of the net at 12:53 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Gregory Campbell and Shawn Thornton.

Tim Thomas turned in a 31-save effort for the Bruins.

Ottawa got a goal from Bobby Butler in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Curtis McElhinney stopped 26 of 29 shots for the Senators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Boston went 1-for-4, while the Senators were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Boston lost the shots on goal battle to Ottawa by a margin of 32-29.