Backstrom and Wild stop Bruins
Niklas Backstrom stopped 29 shots in leading the Minnesota Wild to a 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins Thursday night.
Minnesota won the game as -130 favorites on the road and the final score fell well UNDER the posted over/under (5.5).
Pierre-Marc Bouchard had a goal and an assist, and Brian Rolston scored the other marker.
Tim Thomas stopped 30-of-32 shots in a losing effort for Boston and Brandon Bochenski scored the lone goal.