Bruins defeat Penguins to earn sweep, fourth straight win


BOSTON — Patrice Bergeron scored twice, and the Boston Bruins won their fourth straight game, 4-1 against the Pittsburgh Penguins at TD Garden on Thursday.

Sean Kuraly scored the go-ahead goal, and Jaroslav Halak made 16 saves for the Bruins (5-1-1). 

Cody Ceci scored, and Tristan Jarry made 16 saves for the Penguins (4-3-1), who had their five-game point streak (4-0-1) end.

Boston has won 10 straight home games against Pittsburgh, including a 3-2 overtime victory Tuesday in the opener of the two-game set. 

Chris Wagner put Boston ahead 1-0 at 6:10 of the first period.

Ceci tied it 1-1 from the top of the slot at 15:03 after winning the puck along the right boards.

Kuraly put the Bruins back ahead 2-1 at 18:53 when Anders Bjork‘s shot deflected off his leg.

Bergeron made it 3-1 at 8:13 of the second period, then scored a power-play goal at 1:40 of the third period for the 4-1 final.

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