Recap - Bruins Defeat Pittsburgh 7-4
|Recap - Bruins Defeat Pittsburgh 7-4|
Pittsburgh was unable to break down Tim Thomas on Wednesday, firing 46 shots but scoring only 4 times in a 7-4 loss against the Bruins.
Bettors who backed the Bruins were rewarded as +117 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Boston got goals from Mark Recchi, Zdeno Chara, Shawn Thornton, Nathan Horton, Blake Wheeler, Milan Lucic, and Brad Marchand in the victory. Recchi opened the scoring at 8:31 of the first period.
Tim Thomas stopped 42 of 46 Pittsburgh shots in the victory.
Arron Asham, Brooks Orpik, Chris Kunitz, and Sidney Crosby scored for the Penguins, finding the net behind Tim Thomas.
Brent Johnson stopped 26 of 32 shots for the Penguins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Boston went 1-for-3, while the Penguins were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Boston lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 46-33.
Next game, Boston takes its act home to face Montreal looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head home to face Tampa Bay.