Final: Bruins 4, Devils 3

All done at the Garden. Six straight wins for Bruins.

16:59 3d period: Bruins 4-3
Benoit Pouliot scores on the rebound. After Bruins win o-zone draw, Joe Corvo puts shot on goal. Blocker save by Johan Hedberg, but rebound into slot.

15:55 3d period: 3-3
Scramble in front of Tim Thomas. Devils protesting that Patrice Bergeron covered the puck.

12:50 3d period: 3-3
Nathan Horton hits the right post after a Milan Lucic feed.

6:56 3d period: 3-3
Nick Palmieri scores his second of the night. Turnover by Johnny Boychuk in neutral zone. Then Adam Henrique blows Steven Kampfer’s doors off. Ugly.

3:40 3d period: Bruins 3-2
Shawn Thornton bats in a close-range backhander. Gregory Campbell chases down dump, Jordan Caron feeds in front. Best two games of Campbell’s season.


2:08 3d period: 2-2
Nick Palmieri with the goalmouth strike. Andy Greene with the helper after picking Adam McQuaid clear off the boards.

0:06 3d period: Bruins 2-1
Brad Marchand, benched for most of second, opens scoring with a quick-strike snipe on Johan Hedberg. Coaching genius.

20:00 2d period: 1-1
More energy from Bruins late in second. Only one shift for Brad Marchand after roughing penalty on Adam Henrique. Replaced by Benoit Pouliot during five-on-five play. Chris Kelly skates in Marchand’s spot on power play.

14:52 2d period: 1-1
Chris Kelly in front to tie the game. Forecheck by Gregory Campbell on Johan Hedberg creates the chance.

14:02 2d period: Devils 1-0
Tough save for Johan Hedberg on Johnny Boychuk point shot. Lots of traffic in front. Bruins getting very few scoring chances in second.

10:46 2d period: Devils 1-0
David Clarkson with the five-on-three PPG. One-times the puck through Tim Thomas. Looked like Thomas got over in time, but puck sneaks through.

6:24 2d period: 0-0
Brad Marchand with a backdoor chance. Heels the shot.

5:32 2d period: 0-0
Big save by Tim Thomas on Mattias Tedenby. Joe Corvo had jumped up, giving NJ an odd-man rush.

20:00 1st period: 0-0
NJ with 12-8 shot advantage. Bruins with higher quality scoring chances.


18:40 1st period: 0-0
Johan Hedberg busy. First stops Zdeno Chara shot, then gets piece of David Krejci attempt.

17:02 1st period: 0-0
Solid play from freshman D-man Adam Larsson. Not playing like rookie. Tough and skilled.

6:54 1st period: 0-0
Tim Thomas gloves a close-range David Clarkson shot. So far, NJ matching Anton Volchenkov and Bryce Salvador against David Krejci’s line. Andy Green and Adam Larsson vs. Patrice Bergeron’s line.

0:00 1st period: 0-0
Andrew Ference (lower body) and Daniel Paille (nose) out. Ilya Kovalchuk (groin) out for NJ.


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