BOSTON (AP) — Milan Lucic scored a pair of goals and Patrice Bergeron added another, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 3-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday.
David Krejci added two assists for Eastern Conference-leading Boston, which is 10-2-2 in its past 14 games.
Boston’s Chad Johnson needed only 13 saves for the win in just his fifth start. No. 1 goalie Tuukka Rask was given the night off.
The Bruins haven’t lost at home in regulation in 11 games (9-0-2). Boston has won all three meetings between the teams this season.
Ryan Johansen scored a power-play goal for the Blue Jackets, who were out-shot 36-14.