Bruins score six, hold Flyers to 17 shots to complete two-game sweep


BOSTON — Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand each had two goals and an assist to help the Boston Bruins defeat the Philadelphia Flyers 6-1 at TD Garden on Saturday.

Bergeron scored twice on the power play and Marchand once for the Bruins, who went 3-for-4 with the man-advantage.

Craig Smith and Charlie Coyle each had a goal and an assist, and Jaroslav Halak made 16 saves for the Bruins (3-1-1), who swept the two-game set from the Flyers. Boston won 5-4 in a shootout Thursday.

Kevin Hayes scored, and Carter Hart made 20 saves for the Flyers (3-2-1).

Bergeron scored a power-play goal at 8:09 of the first period to give Boston a 1-0 lead.

Hayes tied it 1-1 at 1:14 of the second period.

Smith, who signed with the Bruins as an unrestricted free agent Oct. 10, scored his first goal for Boston at 2:30 for a 2-1 lead.

Coyle extended the lead to 3-1 at 17:50.

Marchand made it 4-1 at 4:13 of the third period, and his power-play goal at 7:59 stretched the lead to 5-1.

Bergeron’s second power-play goal put the Bruins ahead 6-1 at 13:33.

Before he skated off the ice at the end of the game, a frustrated Hart smashed his stick against the post and crossbar until it smashed into pieces.

“Just kind of boiled over,” Hart said. “I regret doing that. Not a guy who gets angry too often, but just frustrated. It was unprofessional of me to do that there at the end, so I apologize for anyone who saw that. Just heat of the moment.”

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