SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Lee Stempniak is fitting in nicely with his new team.
Stempniak scored his first goal as a Bruin in overtime and Boston beat Florida 5-4 on Monday night.
Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr moved into third on the NHL career points list, assisting on Aleksander Barkov’s goal to pass Gordie Howe with 1,851 points.
Bruins coach Claude Julien moved past Art Ross to become Boston’s career coaching wins leader with 388 regular-season victories.
Stempniak, acquired from New Jersey on Feb. 29 at the trade deadline, also had two assists. He has a goal and five assists in four games since joining the Bruins.
“It’s been fun. I’m with two great players (Marchand and Bergeron) having great years and I’m trying to complement them and not to mess it up at this point,” Stempniak said. “Tonight was a good win despite blowing the lead. It’s…