Bruins’ late strikes thwart Penguins

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With 13 seconds remaining in regulation, Zdeno Chara snapped a shot over Marc-Andre Fleury’s glove to give the Bruins a 3-2 come-from-behind win at TD Garden. Just 76 seconds earlier, David Krejci started the rally by scoring the game-tying goal.

The result will not be what either team remembers from the game. The lasting outcome was an assault that left Brooks Orpik on a stretcher, Shawn Thornton tossed from the game, and a hammer of a suspension anticipated for the Boston enforcer.

Thornton will have an in-person hearing with NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan at an undisclosed time and location. Thornton could be suspended for six or more games.

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