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Beleskey's two goals spark Bruins past Hurricanes

Boston wins for 21st time in 31 road games

by Kurt Dusterberg / NHL.com Correspondent

Beleskey's second goal of game

BOS@CAR: Beleskey records his second goal of the game

2/26/16: Matt Beleskey hammers home Ryan Spooner's feed for his second goal of the game to regain the Bruins' two-goal lead

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RALEIGH, N.C. -- Matt Beleskey has endured a couple of scoring droughts this season. Now the goals are coming in waves.

Beleskey scored twice, Tuukka Rask made 39 saves and the Boston Bruins defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 at PNC Arena on Friday.

Beleskey had a 13-game scoreless streak early in the season and a more recent stretch of 21 games in which he scored one goal. Now things are going the other way; he has five goals in Boston's past four games.

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Injuries could force changes to Hurricanes lineup

McClement, Nestrasil could miss game against Bruins

by Kurt Dusterberg / NHL.com Correspondent

BRUINS (33-22-6) at HURRICANES (28-24-10)

TV: 7 p.m. ET; TVA Sports, NESN, FS-CR, NHL.TV

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Carolina Hurricanes will be without three regulars when when they host the Boston Bruins on Friday.

Forwards Jay McClement and Andrej Nestrasil were injured in a 3-1 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday, and defenseman Justin Faulk will miss his second straight game and eighth in the past nine with a lower-body injury.

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