Bruins vs Penguins Final: 4-3 - Recap
|Bruins vs Penguins Final: 4-3 - Recap|
The Bruins beat Pittsburgh 4-3 on Monday, earning a victory backstopped by Tuukka Rask's 28 saves.
Boston was favored by -115 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Zdeno Chara, Loui Eriksson, Torey Krug, and Reilly Smith each scored for the Bruins in the victory. Eriksson opened the scoring for Boston, finding the back of the net at 12:27 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Carl Soderberg.
Tuukka Rask turned in a 28-save effort for the Bruins.
James Neal (2) and Sidney Crosby scored for the Penguins, finding the net behind Tuukka Rask.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 20 of 24 shots for the Penguins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Boston scored 1 time on 1 chances on the power play, while Pittsburgh went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Boston lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 31-24.
Next game, Boston takes its act on the road to face Detroit looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head home to face Toronto.