Boston Skates Past New York 2-1 - Recap
|Boston Skates Past New York 2-1 - Recap|
Tuukka Rask stopped 43 of 44 shots fired at him by New York, as the Bruins skated to a 2-1 victory Tuesday at Madison Square Garden.
Boston was an underdog by +110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.
Boston got goals from Daniel Paille and Shawn Thornton in the victory. Thornton opened the scoring at 4:58 of the second period.
Tuukka Rask turned in a 43-save effort for the Bruins.
Derick Brassard scored for the Rangers, finding the net behind Tuukka Rask.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 20 of 22 shots for the Rangers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Boston scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while New York went 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Boston lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 44-22.
Next game, Boston takes its act home to face St. Louis looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Dallas.