Originally posted on Lord Stanley's Blog  |  Last updated 10/18/11
BOSTON -- The Carolina Hurricanes not only beat the Boston Bruins 4-1 Tuesday at TD Garden but caused the defending Stanley Cup champions to come unglued. The Bruins had 17 penalties for 72 minutes, including a major meltdown by captain Zdeno Chara and another by Nathan Horton. "It's good for our team to get into a game like that," Canes coach Paul Maurice said. "Those things are going to happen. Tempers flare and you want to be able to handle it. You've got to win the game. I thought our guys did a pretty good job of controlling the game." The Canes did that in beating the Bruins for the second time in six days. Anthony Stewart and Joni Pitkanen each scored goals for the second time against Boston, and Eric Staal and Tuomo Ruutu had 5-on-3 power-play goals in the third when the Bruins' play went from bad to worse. Boston pulled within 2-1 in the third on Rich Peverley's power-play goal, but the Horton started pummeling Tim Gleason, who refused to fight him. Horton incurred a double-minor
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