nhl Game Recap
Philadelphia Flyers vs Boston Bruins Wrap - Boston Wins 6-1
Patrice Bergeron was the difference, potting a pair for Boston on Saturday as the Bruins skated off with a 6-1 victory over the Flyers at TD Garden.
Bettors who backed the Bruins were rewarded as -139 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Boston got goals from Patrice Bergeron(2), Brad Marchand(2), Charlie Coyle, and Craig Smith in the victory. Bergeron opened the scoring at 8:09 of the first period.
Jaroslav Halak turned in a 16-save effort for the Bruins.
Philadelphia got a goal from Kevin Hayes in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Carter Hart stopped 20 of 26 shots for the Flyers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Boston scored 3 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Philadelphia went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Boston outshot Philadelphia 26-17 in the game.
Boston heads into a battle against the Penguins. Philadelphia, meanwhile, will have their next action against New Jersey.