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Ben Scrivens can't save Edmonton Oilers from Bruins

Ben Scrivens makes a save on Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille while Oilers defenceman Nick...

Ben Scrivens makes a save on Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille while Oilers defenceman Nick Schultz looks on during the first period at TD Banknorth Garden. (USA TODAY)

DEREK VAN DIEST, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 9:49 PM ET

The Edmonton Oilers new strategy appears to just let Ben Scrivens do all the work.

The Oilers goaltender was once again outstanding in his second-consecutive start, before the roof caved in on him in the third period, unable to fend off the Boston Bruins on his own.

David Krejci, Dougie Hamilton, Carl Soderberg and Torey Krug scored for the Bruins in a 4-0 win, snapping the Oilers modest three-game win streak.

Chad Johnson barely broke a sweat in the Bruins net, turning aside 22 shots on his way to collecting his first shutout of the season and second of his career.

Saturday afternoon’s game was the first of a four-game road trip for the Oilers, which will lead them into the Olympic break. They’ll move on to face the Buffalo Sabres on Monday.

Having been soundly beaten by the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday, the Bruins went into the matinee contest in a sour mood. Prior to the loss, they had won four straight and were playing some of their best hockey of


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