Columbus vs Boston Recap - Bruins Win 3-2
The Bruins earned a 3-2 victory over the Blue Jackets on Thursday at TD Garden.
Boston was favored by -175 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went PUSH the consensus closing total of 5.
Shawn Thornton, Loui Eriksson, and Milan Lucic each scored for the Bruins in the victory. Eriksson opened the scoring for Boston, finding the back of the net at 18:10 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Zdeno Chara and Patrice Bergeron.
Chad Johnson turned in a 32-save effort for the Bruins.
Blake Comeau and Nick Foligno scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Chad Johnson.
Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 28 of 31 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Boston scored 0 times on 1 chances on the power play, while Columbus went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Columbus outshot Boston 34-31 in the game.
Next game, Boston takes its act on the road to face Ottawa looking for another win. For Columbus, they head home to face Montreal.