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Recap - Bruins Defeat New Jersey 2-1

Boston needed a shootout to earn a 2-1 victory over New Jersey on Tuesday in NHL action at TD Garden.

The Bruins were a -155 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.

The win was clinched by Brad Marchand, who beat Johan Hedberg in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Boston. Boston got goals from Nathan Horton in the victory. Horton opened the scoring at 15:55 of the third period.

Tuukka Rask stopped 25 of 26 New Jersey shots in the victory.

New Jersey got a goal from David Clarkson in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Johan Hedberg stopped 27 of 28 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Boston scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while New Jersey went 1-for-5 with the man advantage.

New Jersey lost the shots on goal battle to Boston by a margin of 28-26.

Next game, Boston takes its act home to face Buffalo looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head home to face New York.