Bruins win 5th straight, top Panthers 5-2

Bruins win 5th straight, top Panthers 5-2

By Paul Gereffi, Associated Press | Posted - Mar. 9, 2014 at 6:10 p.m.


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SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Torey Krug scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and the Boston Bruins won their season-high fifth straight with a 5-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Sunday.

Chad Johnson made 20 saves, and Chris Kelly, Jarome Iginla, Patrice Bergeron and Andrej Meszaros also scored for Boston. The Bruins are 7-0-3 during a 10-game stretch on the road, their longest such point streak since 2010-11.

The Bruins have taken 14 of 16 from the Panthers, including eight straight by a combined 33-10 score.

Jimmy Hayes scored both goals for Florida, and Roberto Luongo stopped 37 shots.

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