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Bruins bounce back with 2-1 win over Hurricanes

  • Carolina Hurricanes' Jiri Tlusty (19), of the Czech Republic, can not get the shot off against Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask, of Finland, right, after a hooking penalty by Bruins' Adam McQuaid (54) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    Carolina Hurricanes' Jiri Tlusty (19), of the Czech Republic, can not get the shot off against Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask, of Finland, right, after a hooking penalty by Bruins' Adam McQuaid (54) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)  (The Associated Press)

  • Carolina Hurricanes' Brett Bellemore (73) watches as Cam Ward (30) stops a shot by the Boston Bruins during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    Carolina Hurricanes' Brett Bellemore (73) watches as Cam Ward (30) stops a shot by the Boston Bruins during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)  (The Associated Press)

  • Boston Bruins' Dennis Seidenberg (44), of Germany, battles Carolina Hurricanes' Zach Boychuk (22) and Eric Staal (12) for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    Boston Bruins' Dennis Seidenberg (44), of Germany, battles Carolina Hurricanes' Zach Boychuk (22) and Eric Staal (12) for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)  (The Associated Press)

Seth Griffith and Patrice Bergeron scored first-period goals, Tuukka Rask stopped 33 shots and the Boston Bruins rebounded from consecutive embarrassing losses with a 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday afternoon.

The Bruins had lost their past two games by a combined 11-2 on the road at Toronto and Montreal.

Jiri Tlusty scored for the Hurricanes, who lost their second straight after earning points in six consecutive games.

Cam Ward made 23 saves for Carolina.