Boston Bruins defeat Florida Panthers, 2-1

SUNRISE, Fla. - Yesterday’s game started horribly for Tim Thomas.

At 4:09 of the first period, Dominic Moore turned and fired a sharp-angle shot on net that somehow dribbled between Thomas’s pads for the first goal of the game.

“One of those ones you hate,’’ Thomas said. “You think you’ve got everything taken away. As a goalie, you’re just supposed to let it hit you. All of a sudden, it finds a little tiny hole. That’s hockey. I was set. I wasn’t fooled. I knew he wa...

The Boston Bruins broke out of their scoring funk against Florida -- with a little help from Panthers coach Peter DeBoer.

Marco Sturm snapped a third-period tie, and Tim Thomas made 25 saves in the Bruins' 2-1 victory over the Panthers on Sunday night.

Sturm scored at 4:39 of the final period, tipping the puck past Scott Clemmensen for his 11th goal of the season. DeBoer started Clemmensen in place of Tomas Vokoun, the Florida regular who shut out the Bruins in their...