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Bergeron's late goal lifts Bruins past Flames

Center scores on power play with 3:24 to play

by Matt Kalman / Correspondent

Bergeron's go-ahead PPG

CGY@BOS: Bergeron puts Bruins back on top with PPG

3/1/2016: Patrice Bergeron waits for the pass from Ryan Spooner and then sends a one-timer past the goalie to give the Bruins the lead late

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BOSTON -- Patrice Bergeron scored a tie-breaking power-play goal with 3:24 remaining in the third period to give the Boston Bruins a 2-1 win against the Calgary Flames at TD Garden on Tuesday.

Calgary was assessed a bench minor for having too many men on the ice with 4:07 to play. The Bruins' power play had been 0-for-4 and hadn't scored in a goal in Boston's previous four games. But Bergeron capitalized on Boston's fifth chance of the night when he beat Joni Ortio with a one-timer from the high slot after a pass from the right half-wall by Ryan Spooner.

It was Bergeron's 24th goal of the season.

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Stempniak, Liles ready to debut with Bruins

Veterans will add depth to lineup against Flames

by Matt Kalman / Correspondent

FLAMES (26-32-4) at BRUINS (34-23-6)

TV: 7 p.m. ET; SNF, NESN, NHL.TV

BOSTON - The Boston Bruins would have had a much different look Tuesday if general manager Don Sweeney had decided to trade pending unrestricted free agent Loui Eriksson prior to the NHL Trade Deadline on Monday.

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