Following a disappointing loss to Vancouver (and the shenanigans that followed) Boston Bruins bounced back in a big way with a 5-3 win over the visiting Winnipeg Jets. Nathan Horton had a pair of goals; Milan Lucic, David Krejci and Patrice Bergeron had a pair of assists each; and Shawn Thornton fought former Bruin Mark Stuart and scored a gorgeous penalty shot goal in the victory.
Tyler Seguin scored the eventual game winner for the Bruins in the third period. Tuukka Rask stopped 29 of 30 to improve to 10-4-1. Benoit Pouliot looked good in place of the suspended Brad Marchand on Boston’s second line, fitting in seamlessly and scoring the B’s only powerplay goal of the evening.
The Bruins have Wednesday off before their struggling rivals, the Montreal Canadiens arrive on Thursday. The teams split the first four meetings this season and it will be the final time the Habs make the trip to TD Garden (barring a playoff series) this season.
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