Boston Bruins defeat Chicago Blackhawks, 5-3

When Blake Wheeler was designated a healthy scratch yesterday for the first time this season, defenseman-turned-forward Matt Hunwick stepped in.

When Stephane Yelle was knocked out of the game late in the second period, Hunwick centered the fourth line for one shift. When a funny bounce caught Tim Thomas by surprise in the third period, Aaron Ward was there to sweep the puck out of harm's way, keeping the Bruins ahead by a goal.

And when the storming Blackhawks threaten...