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Bruins Score Five In The Third Period, Rout Penguins, 7-4

Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - Shawn Thornton scored the tie-breaking goal during a furious five-goal third period rally that lifted to Boston to a 7-4 come-from-behind victory over Pittsburgh at CONSOL Energy Center.

Mark Recchi posted a goal and two assists against his former team while Milan Lucic, Nathan Horton, Blake Wheeler, Zdeno Chara and Brad Marchand all lit the lamp for the Bruins, who halted a two-game slide.

Tim Thomas turned away 42 shots to extend his franchise-record win streak to start a season to eight consecutive games.

Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists while Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang supplied a pair of helpers each for the Penguins, who fell to 2-5-0 at their new home.

Marc-Andre Fleury took the loss after yielding six goals on 32 shots and remains stuck on 149 career victories.