Bruins 5, Senators 3

Associated Press | Wednesday, 08.06.2014 / 4:47 AM

OTTAWA (AP) - Patrice Bergeron had two goals and an assist to lead the Boston Bruins past the Ottawa Senators 5-3 on Saturday night.

David Krejci, Carter Camper and Brad Marchand had the other goals for Boston (37-20-3), which moved five points ahead of the Senators in the Northeast Division with three games in hand.

Tim Thomas stopped 27 shots to extend his unbeaten streak at Scotiabank Place to nine games.

Daniel Alfredsson led the way for Ottawa (32-23-8) with two goals, while Erik Karlsson had the other as the Senators snapped a four-game win streak.

Alex Auld faced 37 shots in place of Craig Anderson, who is out indefinitely after cutting his hand Wednesday.

Karlsson opened the scoring at 1:10 of the first with his 14th goal of the season. But Boston countered with Bergeron's first of the game at 3:36 before Marchand put the Bruins up 2-1 with 3:47 to go with his 22nd goal of the season.

Camper made it 3-1 for Boston with his first goal of the season at 3:57 of the second before Krejci put Boston ahead 4-1 on the power play at 10:24 of the third.

Ottawa made it interesting on Alfredsson's two goals in less than 2 minutes. He scored with 3:45 remaining before registering his 22nd of the season with 2:08 to go. Jason Spezza picked up his 600th career point on Alfredsson's first goal.

But Bergeron rounded out the scoring on an empty-netter with 19 seconds left.

NOTES: The Senators were without Anderson, Cs Peter Regin (shoulder, out for season) and Jesse Winchester (concussion, indefinite). D Brian Lee and C Zenon Konopka were healthy scratches. ... The Bruins were without RW Nathan Horton , C Rich Peverley and LW Shawn Thornton. D Andrew Bodnarchuk was a healthy scratch.

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Scoring Summary
1st Period
01:10OTT Erik Karlsson (14) ASST: Jason Spezza (40), Milan Michalek (16) 1 - 0 OTT
03:46BOS Patrice Bergeron (18) ASST: Zdeno Chara (25), Tyler Seguin (28) 1 - 1 Tie
16:13BOS Brad Marchand (22) ASST: Patrice Bergeron (33), Zdeno Chara (26) 2 - 1 BOS
2nd Period
03:57BOS Carter Camper (1) ASST: Adam McQuaid (7) 3 - 1 BOS
3rd Period
10:24BOS PPG - David Krejci (13) ASST: Dennis Seidenberg (17), Joe Corvo (19) 4 - 1 BOS
16:15OTT Daniel Alfredsson (21) ASST: Jason Spezza (41), Erik Karlsson (48) 4 - 2 BOS
17:52OTT Daniel Alfredsson (22) ASST: Erik Karlsson (49), Jason Spezza (42) 4 - 3 BOS
19:41BOS EN - Patrice Bergeron (19) ASST: NONE 5 - 3 BOS
Three Stars of the Game
Patrice Bergeron
Patrice Bergeron
G: 2Shots: 9
A: 1Hits: 0
PTS: 3PIM: 0
+/-: 2TOI: 19:29
Daniel Alfredsson
Daniel Alfredsson
G: 2Shots: 3
A: 0Hits: 1
PTS: 2PIM: 0
+/-: 0TOI: 20:55
Chris Neil
Chris Neil
G: 0Shots: 1
A: 0Hits: 5
PTS: 0PIM: 5
+/-: 0TOI: 10:56
Penalty Summary
1st Period
08:14BOS Zdeno Chara  Cross checking against  Jason Spezza
2nd Period
16:14BOS Milan Lucic  Roughing against  Sergei Gonchar
3rd Period
05:00OTT Kyle Turris  Boarding against  Joe Corvo
08:30OTT Colin Greening  Interference on goalkeeper against  Tim Thomas
13:00OTT Chris Neil  Fighting (maj) against  Zdeno Chara
13:00BOS Zdeno Chara  Fighting (maj) against  Chris Neil
shots by period
Team Stats
Power Plays1/20/2
Faceoff Wins2129
Blocked Shots1711
Penalty Minutes99
11G. CampbellC00-22016:58
14J. CorvoD01-10016:43
17M. LucicL00-12218:56
19T. SeguinC0124017:08
20D. PailleL00-11015:07
21A. FerenceD0003020:02
23C. KellyC0002017:46
33Z. CharaD0216722:54
37P. BergeronC2129019:29
38J. CaronR0011012:07
44D. SeidenbergD0110027:31
46D. KrejciC10-11019:17
54A. McQuaidD0102016:49
55J. BoychukD0011016:06
58C. CamperC101105:57
62J. HennessyC001004:25
63B. MarchandL1021017:18
67B. PouliotL00-12011:13
30T. Thomas2730.90060:00
2J. CowenD00-12013:09
4C. PhillipsD0000022:09
7K. TurrisC00-10215:35
9M. MichalekL0126023:30
11D. AlfredssonR2003020:55
14C. GreeningC00-11211:32
15Z. SmithC00-20010:47
16B. ButlerR0015016:17
17F. KubaD0001023:44
19J. SpezzaC0321022:14
22E. CondraR00-22011:11
23K. DaugavinsL00-2009:17
25C. NeilR0001510:56
39M. CarknerD00-10011:12
42J. O'BrienC0002010:12
55S. GoncharD0000023:08
65E. KarlssonD1203026:38
71N. FolignoL00-13014:12
35A. Auld3337.89259:28