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Bruins hold off Blues in wild one

Boston answers Detroit in Atlantic race; St. Louis fails to gain in Central

by Louie Korac / NHL.com Correspondent

Bergeron's power-play goal

BOS@STL: Bergeron buries home loose puck for PPG

4/1/16: After Torey Krug shoots the puck wide, it bounces to Patrice Bergeron, who shoots and scores to give the Bruins a 6-4 lead

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ST. LOUIS -- David Krejci had two goals and two assists for the playoff-chasing Boston Bruins in a 6-5 win against the St. Louis Blues at Scottrade Center on Friday.

Boston maintained a one-point lead over the Detroit Red Wings for third place in the Atlantic Division. Detroit completed a 3-2 win against the Minnesota Wild as the Blues were threatening to tie the Bruins in the third period.

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Situation Room

Coach's Challenge: BOS @ STL - 16:36 of 3rd Period

Original call stands, good goal Bruins

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Situation Room: BOS vs. STL

Situation Room: Goal stands

The Blues challenge a goal in the 3rd period for goaltender's interference but the call on the ice stands, good goal for the Bruins

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At 16:36 of the third period in the Bruins/Blues game, St. Louis requested a Coach's Challenge to review whether a Boston player interfered with St. Louis goaltender Jake Allen prior to Patrice Bergeron's goal.

After reviewing all available replays and consulting with NHL Hockey Operations staff, the Referee confirmed no goaltender interference infractions occurred before the puck crossed the goal line.

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Bruins battling to maintain hold on playoff spot

Boston visits St. Louis with one-point lead over Detroit for third in Atlantic

by Louie Korac / NHL.com Correspondent

BRUINS (40-29-8) at BLUES (46-22-9)

TV: 8 p.m. ET; NESN, FS-MW, NHL.TV

ST. LOUIS -- Mired in a stretch of six losses in seven games, the Boston Bruins are in a fight for their Stanley Cup Playoff lives.

The Bruins begin a tough two-game road stretch Friday with a game against the St. Louis Blues, who have clinched a playoff berth but are two points behind the Dallas Stars for first place in the Western Conference and the Central Division.

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