Zdeno Chara scored two goals and Jake DeBrusk scored one to lift the host Boston Bruins past the Philadelphia Flyers 3-0 Thursday night.
Goaltender Jaroslav Halak stopped all 26 shots to earn the shutout for the Bruins. who have won two in a row.
The Flyers struggled offensively for the second consecutive game and lost their second straight. Philadelphia is in an ongoing 1-for-16 skid on the power play after failing with the man advantage three times Thursday.
At 13:00 of the middle period, Chara ripped a slap shot from the blue line for a 1-0 Bruins lead. Boston took advantage of a penalty on the Flyers for having too many men on the ice and turned it into a 2-0 lead. DeBrusk tipped in a shot in front of Elliott for the power-play goal and a two-goal advantage at 17:28.
Elliott was pulled with 1:04 remaining, but the Bruins were already on the power play so the teams played at even strength. Chara put the game away on an empty-net goal with 22.9 seconds remaining. Halak earned an assist.