Boston won shootout 2-1
First Period_None. Penalties_Barch, NJ, major (fighting), 5:39; Thornton, Bos, major (fighting), 5:39; Ference, Bos (tripping), 15:19.
Second Period_1, New Jersey, Clarkson 4 (Zidlicky, Elias), 8:30 (pp). Penalties_Volchenkov, NJ (high-sticking), :49; Boychuk, Bos (tripping), 7:22; Fayne, NJ (hooking), 9:15; Paille, Bos (goaltender interference), 11:53; Horton, Bos (high-sticking), 14:55.
Third Period_2, Boston, Horton 3 (Krejci, Lucic), 15:55. Penalties_Krejci, Bos (goaltender interference), 1:32; Zubrus, NJ (holding), 11:45.
Shootout_New Jersey 1 (Kovalchuk G, Elias NG, Zajac NG, Clarkson NG, Josefson NG, Zidlicky NG), Boston 2 (Seguin G, Bergeron NG, Horton NG, Krejci NG, Bourque NG, Marchand G).
Shots on Goal_New Jersey 9-7-8-2_26. Boston 9-5-13-1_28.
Power-play opportunities_New Jersey 1 of 5; Boston 0 of 3.
Goalies_New Jersey, Hedberg 0-0-1 (28 shots-27 saves). Boston, Rask 4-0-1 (26-25).
A_17,565 (17,565). T_2:39.
Referees_Marc Joannette, Mark Lemelin. Linesmen_Steve Barton, Anthony Sericolo.