Boston Bruins defenseman Joe Corvo was brought in over the summer from the Carolina Hurricanes to help the team's power play unit that was historically bad last year improve this season, and in his Bruins debut, he made an immediate contribution to the power play.
Corvo scored a power-play goal in the Bruins 7-3 over the Montreal Canadiens on the road Sunday, and the veteran overall played a good game.
Brad Marchand was one of the Bruins goal scorers and had a great time playing in front of family and friends.
"It was awesome," he said. "It's definitely great to be back here, especially playing in the NHL and having family and friends see what's it's like to play for Boston."
Special teams were key to the Bruins' rout of the Canadiens, as captain Zdeno Chara and forward Daniel Paille added shorthanded goals in the win. Gregory Campbell also scored for Boston.
After taking a 1-0 lead, the Bruins scored five unanswered goals to put the game out of reach.
The Bruins got good performances from young forwards Jordan Caron and Tyler Seguin, who both scored in the game.
Seguin had a strong game and skated really well. He was involved in the offense and looked comfortable with the puck on his stick. His passing was also very sharp.
Seguin and Caron played on the Bruins top line alongside Nathan Horton, who returned to the ice for the first time since suffering a head injury in Game 3 of the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals.
Anton Khudobin played in net for the Bruins and stopped 27 of 30 shots in an impressive performance.
Nicholas Goss is a Boston Bruins featured columnist for Bleacher Report and was the organization's on-site reporter for the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals in Boston. Follow him on Twitter for Bruins and NHL news and analysis. Follow @NicholasGoss35