Boston Bruins defeat Carolina Hurricanes, 5-1

What's better than a five-day stay in Florida in the middle of the winter?

For the Bruins, unable to win in their previous four games, it turned out to be a quick stop on Tobacco Road, where they finally got their power play smoking in a 5-1 win over the Hurricanes last night before 18,680 at the RBC Center.

Paced by three goals in the late stages of the third period - including the first by Patrice Bergeron since Nov. 21 - the Bruins pushed their league-high point tot...