Boston Ices Edmonton 6-3 - Recap
Brad Marchand was the difference, potting a pair for Boston on Thursday as the Bruins skated off with a 6-3 victory over the Oilers at TD Garden.
Boston was favored by -166 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Brad Marchand (2), Johnny Boychuk, Milan Lucic, Jordan Caron, and Tyler Seguin each scored for the Bruins in the victory. Boychuk opened the scoring for Boston, finding the back of the net at 7:11 of the first period. The goal was assisted by David Krejci and Nathan Horton.
Tuukka Rask turned in a 27-save effort for the Bruins.
Edmonton got goals from Ryan Smyth (2) and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Devan Dubnyk stopped 22 of 28 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Boston scored 2 times on 5 chances on the power play, while Edmonton went 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Boston lost the shots on goal battle to Edmonton by a margin of 30-28.
Next game, Boston takes its act home to face Buffalo looking for another win. For Edmonton, they head on the road to face Detroit.