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Second period

6:31 — Penalty — Artyukhin, high-sticking, 2:00.

6:56 — Zdeno Chara slips down from right point to top of crease and mashes in cross-slot feed from Bergeron at right post. Classic backdoor play. Bruins, 2-0, on the PPG.

7:26 — Bruins have another goal (P.J. Axelsson this time) negated when Blake Wheeler is charged with goaltender interference. Wheeler was pushed into McKenna by Bolts blueliner Richard Petiot.

13:16 — Penalty — Petiot, hooking, 2:00.

13:35 — Bruins incrase lead to 3-0 when Chara’s one-time blast off the right point deflects in off Chuck Kobasew in the low slot on the power play.

19:48 — Penalties — Lucic, fighting, 5:00; Melichar, elbowing, 2:00 and fighting, 5:00. Fight erupts after Melichar elbows Lucic in face. Lucic drills Melichar with right hand to the nose, causing Melichar to surrender.

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End 40:00 — Bruins 3, Bolts 0; Shots — Boston 23, Tampa 18.

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