Fla 0 0 1 1
Bos 2 1 1 4
Date of game: 3/4/2014

Recap: Boston vs. Florida

Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - David Krejci posted his third career hat trick to help the Boston Bruins take a 4-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday.

Jarome Iginla had the other goal for the Bruins, who have won two straight after dropping their first two games out of the Olympic break. Chad Johnson stopped 23 shots in the win.

"As long as I contribute to the team and my linemates I don't care about how many goals I score," said Krejci. "When we won the Stanley Cup I only had 13 goals that year."

Tim Thomas stopped 35-of-38 shots while Brian Campbell scored the only goal for the Panthers, who have dropped five of their last six games.

Before the game, the Panthers brought back goaltender Roberto Luongo in a trade with Vancouver, as the team got back its winningest goaltender in franchise history for goalie Jacob Markstrom and forward Shawn Matthias, with Vancouver also sending forward prospect Steven Anthony to the Panthers. The Canucks are also expected to cover a portion of Luongo's remaining contract as part of the swap.

"I found out on the way to the arena," said Thomas on the acquisition of Luongo. "I was taken off guard like a lot of people here, we didn't see that one coming. But then I had to get ready to play the game, against a difficult team."

Boston got on the board at 7:29 of the first period as Krejci picked off a bad pass from a Florida player behind the net and quickly stepped out front before snapping the puck in.

It was a 2-0 game at 11:01 of the first as Jordan Caron fired a blast from the left wing that was stopped, but the rebound kicked out to the right wing where Iginla fired it home for his 19th of the season.

The only goal of the second period came with 47.9 seconds to play as Krejci's wrister from the slot went into the left corner of the net.

Campbell spoiled Johnson's shutout big with 7:13 to play as his heavy backhander from the high slot tipped off a Bruins' stick and went into the net for his sixth of the year.

Krejci capped the hat trick and sealed the game with an empty-netter as there was just 13.3 seconds showing on the clock.

Game Notes

Boston hosts Washington on Thursday ... Florida hosts Buffalo on Friday ... The Bruins have won all four games against the Panthers this season, and seven straight, overall ... Boston was 0-for-2 on the power play while Florida was 0-for-3.

Butler hopes to build on PFL title

Indianapolis, IN (Sports Network) - Butler University has completed an 11-game football schedule for this year by adding a fifth home game against Taylor University on Sept. 20.

NASCAR News
Harvick claims Darlington pole

Kevin Harvick became the eighth different pole winner in as many Sprint Cup Series races this season after posting the fastest lap in the final round of Friday's knockout-style qualifying for the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.baylorschool.org/summer
Experience Baylor summer camp - a 70 year tradition of summer fun and adventure. What are you waiting for? Make the most of summer by signing up today!
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
www.STNS.org
Register now for St. Nicholas summer camp whose mission & purpose is to provide a fun learning experience for children, developing physical, cultural, social and intellectual abilities.
www.bojangles.com
Click here to enter for your chance to win a Bojangles Breakfast Combo. Then, watch WDEF News 12 This Morning for daily winner announcements!
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.