Boston vs Pittsburgh Wrap - Boston Wins 3-1
Tim Thomas stopped 45 of 46 shots fired at him by Pittsburgh, as the Bruins skated to a 3-1 victory Monday at Consol Energy Centre.
Bettors who backed the Bruins were rewarded as -103 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Gregory Campbell, Benoit Pouliot, and Tyler Seguin each scored for the Bruins in the victory. Campbell opened the scoring for Boston, finding the back of the net at 2:57 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Daniel Paille and Shawn Thornton.
Tim Thomas turned in a 45-save effort for the Bruins.
Matt Cooke scored for the Penguins, finding the net behind Tim Thomas.
Pittsburgh got a 24-stop effort from Marc-Andre Fleury in the loss.
Boston scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while Pittsburgh went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Boston lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 46-27.
Boston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Jets. The Penguins will aim to get back on the winning track at Philadelphia.