Recap - Bruins Defeat New Jersey 4-2
|Recap - Bruins Defeat New Jersey 4-2|
The Devils came up short Tuesday against the Bruins, falling 4-2.
Bettors who backed the Bruins were rewarded as -110 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.
Boston got goals from Jarome Iginla, Chris Kelly, Patrice Bergeron, and Brad Marchand in the victory. Bergeron opened the scoring at 14:33 of the first period.
Chad Johnson stopped 22 of 24 New Jersey shots in the victory.
New Jersey got goals from Patrik Elias and Travis Zajac in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Martin Brodeur stopped 27 of 31 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Boston scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while New Jersey went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
New Jersey lost the shots on goal battle to Boston by a margin of 31-24.
Boston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Avalanche. The Devils will aim to get back on the winning track vs Minnesota.