Boston 4, Tampa Bay 1

Saturday, October 8, 2011 7:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Tampa Bay 1-1-0-0 0-0-0-0 1-1-0-0 L1
Boston 1-1-0-0 1-1-0-0 0-0-0-0 W1


Rich Peverley scored twice and Tim Thomas made 25 saves as the Boston Bruins defeated the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 on Saturday night.
Peverley scored the first goal of the game, knocking home the rebound of Brad Marchand’s shot that hit both posts 2:04 into the second period. The winger added his second with 11:27 left for a 4-1 lead in the rematch of last year’s Eastern Conference final.
The Lightning have won just four of 36 regular-season games in Boston.
Tampa Bay’s Marty St. Louis scored his 300th career goal on a breakaway in the second period to tie the game 1-1, converting against his former University of Vermont teammate Thomas.
Daniel Paille’s deflection at 4:58 of the second gave Boston a 2-1 lead and Thomas kept it that way with a big stop on Teddy Purcell early in the third period.
Mathieu Garon, who came into the game with a 3-1 record against the Bruins, had 28 saves in the first two periods to keep the Lightning in it.
Marchand and Tyler Seguin each had two assists for the Bruins. Seguin has three in the first two games.

Top Game Performances

Tampa Bay   Boston
Martin St. Louis 1 Points Rich Peverley 2
Martin St. Louis 1 Goals Rich Peverley 2
Vincent Lecavalier 1 Assists Brad Marchand 2
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Mathieu Garon .905 Save Percentage Tim Thomas .962
Mathieu Garon 38 Saves Tim Thomas 25

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Tampa Bay 26 1 0-5 5-5 16 33
Boston 42 4 0-5 5-5 16 32

Upcoming Games

  • Boston will play its next game at home against Colorado. The Bruins have a W/L % of .000 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Tampa Bay will play its next game on the road against Washington. The Lightning have a W/L % of .000 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
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