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Ryan Spooner scores twice in Boston's 3-1 win over Florida @NHLdotcom

BOSTON - Ryan Spooner scored twice and Tuukka Rask stopped 26 shots to lift the Boston Bruins to a 3-1 win over the Florida Panthers on Saturday.

Backed by a strong stretch from Rask, the Bruins posted their eighth win in 11 games (8-1-2). Rask is 6-0-2 in his past eight starts.

The 28-year-old Vezina Trophy winner held the Panthers scoreless until former Bruin Reilly Smith's fired a slap shot from the right point that broke between his pads with 6:04 to play.

Brad Marchand sealed it with an empty-net goal, firing it from centre ice with 1:23 to play.

Roberto Luongo made 22 saves for the Panthers, who lost for the third time in four games. They are winless in their past nine meetings in Boston (0-8-1).

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