New York Rangers defenseman Michael Sauer (38) cross checks Boston...

New York Rangers defenseman Michael Sauer (38) cross checks Boston Bruins right wing Nathan Horton (18) during the second period. (Nov. 17, 2010) Credit: Christopher Pasatieri

Tim Thomas made 15 of his 34 saves in the third period, turning away three shots when Boston was down two men in the third and lifting the Bruins to a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night.

Milan Lucic, Tyler Seguin and Mark Recchi scored three consecutive goals as Boston won its second straight in improving to 7-1 on the road. The Bruins have scored 21 goals in its past five road games.

Brandon Dubinsky and Marian Gaborik scored for New York, but the Rangers had their three-game winning streak snapped. They lost in regulation for the first time in seven games (5-1-1) against a Northeast Division opponent.

Henrik Lundqvist made 17 saves in dropping to 14-5-2 all-time against Boston.

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