Posted November 29, 2011 on AP on Fox
The Boston Bruins are on their best run in nearly eight years, though their slow start still has them chasing the Toronto Maple Leafs in the Northeast Division. A victory in Toronto on Wednesday night in the opener of this home-and-home set would change that. Boston (14-7-1) has gone 11-0-1 since Nov. 1, earning at least one point in 12 consecutive contests for the first time since Jan. 27-Feb. 21, 2004. Chris Kelly scored twice while Zdeno Chara and Brad Marchand added goals in a 4-2 win over Winnipeg on Saturday, one day after the Bruins fell 3-2 in a shootout to Detroit. Kelly has nine goals in 22 games, already creeping up on his career high of 15 set in 2006-07 and matched in 2009-10. "He's doing the right things,'' said Rich Peverley, who assisted on both of Kelly's goals. "He's getting in the right position to score goals.'' The Bruins' recent 10-game winning streak helped them recover from their 3-7-0 start, though they remain ...

Bruins 6, Maple Leafs 3

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Bruins cap near-perfect November

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