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Bruins survive Chicago rally

The Boston Bruins conceded three times in the third period, but held on for a 5-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center on Friday.

The Bruins were underdogs on the road at 125, and the eight goals scored were OVER the posted total of 5.5.

Marc Savard had a goal and an assist, while Patrice Bergeron also scored. Tim Thomas made 37 saves for the Bruins.

James Wisniewski scored his first of the year, and added an assist, while Bryan Smolinski notched a goal. Nikolai Khabibulin was replaced after allowing three goals on seven shots for the Blackhawks.