Kevan Miller stepped on the ice in Brighton at 10 a.m., skated a few laps, took some wide circles and was done in 15 minutes. For the Bruins, the sight of Miller on the ice for the second time in three days was certainly welcome, no matter how minimal that ice time was.

David Krejci scored the game-winning goal midway through the third period and also had an assist, and Jaroslav Halak finished with 27 saves as the Boston Bruins rallied for a 3-2 victory over the visiting Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday night.

The Boston Bruins have given David Backes, out of respect to the highly regarded veteran, his allotted time off that he would have gotten with the upcoming bye week and All-Star break and, after that, the club will learn what Backes will do exactly following his waiving last Friday.

Defenseman Zdeno Chara will resume his duties on the Bruins first defensive unit with Charlie McAvoy when they engage the New York Islanders on Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

NASHVILLE — The Bruins put on a good show here on Music City’s Broadway. They scored early, extended the lead for a change, got all the timely saves they needed from Tuukka Rask and even added a touch of physicality to their game in Tuesday’s 6-2 beating of the Nashville Predators.

Patrice Bergeron recorded his third straight two-goal game and Jaroslav Halak made 26 saves for his third shutout of the season, as the Boston Bruins ended the Buffalo Sabres' five-game home winning streak with a 3-0 win on Friday night.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The first question for Tim Thomas at the Marriott Marquis was as basic as it gets. The former Bruin and one-time greatest goaltender on the planet was asked what the honor of being inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame meant to him.