Recap - Bruins Defeat Carolina 3-2
|Recap - Bruins Defeat Carolina 3-2|
Tim Thomas stopped 43 shots against Carolina on Tuesday, leading Boston to a 3-2 victory at RBC Center.
Boston was an underdog by +100 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Johnny Boychuk, Milan Lucic, and Brad Marchand each scored for the Bruins in the victory. Boychuk opened the scoring for Boston, finding the back of the net at 2:04 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Michael Ryder and Marc Savard.
Tim Thomas stopped 43 of 45 Carolina shots in the victory.
Jussi Jokinen and Chad LaRose scored for the Hurricanes, finding the net behind Tim Thomas.
Cam Ward stopped 25 of 28 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Boston went 2-for-6, while the Hurricanes were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Boston lost the shots on goal battle to Carolina by a margin of 45-28.
Boston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sabres. The Hurricanes will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.