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Marchand has 2 goals, Chara adds his 1st of the season as Bruins beat Panthers 3-1 @NHLdotcom

SUNRISE, Fla. - Brad Marchand scored twice and Zedeno Chara picked up his first goal of the season to lead the Boston Bruins to a 3-1 win over the Florida Panthers on Friday night.

Marchand, who extended his point streak to five games, also was given a major penalty and a game misconduct for boarding Dmitry Kulikov with 2:06 left in the game. Kulikov left the ice bleeding.

Boston goalie Tuukka Rask made 31 saves and Florida's Roberto Luongo had 22.

Chara also added an assist.

Florida's Nick Bjugstad scored his fourth goal on a 5-on-3 power play at 11:32 in the third.

Rask kept the game scoreless early with big saves on a breakaway by Quinton Howden then a rebound chance by Alex Petrovic. He added a sliding glove save on a point-blank shot by Jonathan Huberdeau at 11:55 with Florida on the power play.

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