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Milan Lucic scores 2 goals as Bruins easily handle Blue Jackets 3-1

Saturday, 11.30.2013 / 9:45 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Milan Lucic scores 2 goals as Bruins easily handle Blue Jackets 3-1

BOSTON - 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 outshot 36-14.

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