Bruins blank Calgary, 2-0

  • Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara, left, celebrates his goal against the Calgary Flames with teammate David Krejci in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara, left, celebrates his goal against the Calgary Flames with teammate David Krejci in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

  • Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara, left, celebrates his goal against the Calgary Flames with teammate David Krejci in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara, left, celebrates his goal against the Calgary Flames with teammate David Krejci in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

  • Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask (40) protects the net against Calgary Flames center Joe Colborne (8) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask (40) protects the net against Calgary Flames center Joe Colborne (8) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

  • Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask (40) protects the net against Calgary Flames center Joe Colborne (8) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask (40) protects the net against Calgary Flames center Joe Colborne (8) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

  • Calgary Flames left wing Lance Bouma, left, crashes into Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Bartkowski along the boards during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Calgary Flames left wing Lance Bouma, left, crashes into Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Bartkowski along the boards during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

  • Calgary Flames left wing Lance Bouma, left, crashes into Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Bartkowski along the boards during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Calgary Flames left wing Lance Bouma, left, crashes into Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Bartkowski along the boards during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

  • Boston Bruins left wing Milan Lucic, left, celebrates a goal by teammate Zdeno Chara, not seen, as Calgary Flames goalie Reto Berra (29) looks back with defenseman Ladislav Smid (3) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Boston Bruins left wing Milan Lucic, left, celebrates a goal by teammate Zdeno Chara, not seen, as Calgary Flames goalie Reto Berra (29) looks back with defenseman Ladislav Smid (3) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

  • Boston Bruins left wing Milan Lucic, left, celebrates a goal by teammate Zdeno Chara, not seen, as Calgary Flames goalie Reto Berra (29) looks back with defenseman Ladislav Smid (3) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Boston Bruins left wing Milan Lucic, left, celebrates a goal by teammate Zdeno Chara, not seen, as Calgary Flames goalie Reto Berra (29) looks back with defenseman Ladislav Smid (3) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

  • Calgary Flames defenseman Ladislav Smid (3) attempts to clear out Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara (33) from in front of the goal as Flames goalie Reto Berra (29) watches during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Calgary Flames defenseman Ladislav Smid (3) attempts to clear out Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara (33) from in front of the goal as Flames goalie Reto Berra (29) watches during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

  • Calgary Flames defenseman Ladislav Smid (3) attempts to clear out Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara (33) from in front of the goal as Flames goalie Reto Berra (29) watches during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Calgary Flames defenseman Ladislav Smid (3) attempts to clear out Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara (33) from in front of the goal as Flames goalie Reto Berra (29) watches during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

  • Calgary Flames center Blair Jones (19) tries to control the puck as Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (37) and defenseman Matt Bartkowski (43) close in to defend during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Calgary Flames center Blair Jones (19) tries to control the puck as Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (37) and defenseman Matt Bartkowski (43) close in to defend during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

  • Calgary Flames center Blair Jones (19) tries to control the puck as Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (37) and defenseman Matt Bartkowski (43) close in to defend during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Calgary Flames center Blair Jones (19) tries to control the puck as Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (37) and defenseman Matt Bartkowski (43) close in to defend during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

  • Boston Bruins center David Krejci (46) collides with Calgary Flames right wing David Jones (54) along the boards during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Boston Bruins center David Krejci (46) collides with Calgary Flames right wing David Jones (54) along the boards during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

  • Boston Bruins center David Krejci (46) collides with Calgary Flames right wing David Jones (54) along the boards during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Boston Bruins center David Krejci (46) collides with Calgary Flames right wing David Jones (54) along the boards during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

  • Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara, left, celebrates his goal against the Calgary Flames with teammate David Krejci in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
  • Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara, left, celebrates his goal against the Calgary Flames with teammate David Krejci in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
  • Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask (40) protects the net against Calgary Flames center Joe Colborne (8) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
  • Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask (40) protects the net against Calgary Flames center Joe Colborne (8) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
  • Calgary Flames left wing Lance Bouma, left, crashes into Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Bartkowski along the boards during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
  • Calgary Flames left wing Lance Bouma, left, crashes into Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Bartkowski along the boards during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
  • Boston Bruins left wing Milan Lucic, left, celebrates a goal by teammate Zdeno Chara, not seen, as Calgary Flames goalie Reto Berra (29) looks back with defenseman Ladislav Smid (3) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
  • Boston Bruins left wing Milan Lucic, left, celebrates a goal by teammate Zdeno Chara, not seen, as Calgary Flames goalie Reto Berra (29) looks back with defenseman Ladislav Smid (3) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
  • Calgary Flames defenseman Ladislav Smid (3) attempts to clear out Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara (33) from in front of the goal as Flames goalie Reto Berra (29) watches during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
  • Calgary Flames defenseman Ladislav Smid (3) attempts to clear out Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara (33) from in front of the goal as Flames goalie Reto Berra (29) watches during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
  • Calgary Flames center Blair Jones (19) tries to control the puck as Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (37) and defenseman Matt Bartkowski (43) close in to defend during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
  • Calgary Flames center Blair Jones (19) tries to control the puck as Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (37) and defenseman Matt Bartkowski (43) close in to defend during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
  • Boston Bruins center David Krejci (46) collides with Calgary Flames right wing David Jones (54) along the boards during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
  • Boston Bruins center David Krejci (46) collides with Calgary Flames right wing David Jones (54) along the boards during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

BOSTON — Zdeno Chara scored two power-play goals and Jarome Iginla had a pair of assists against his former team to help the Boston Bruins beat the Calgary Flames 2-0 on Tuesday night.

David Krejci also had two assists and Tuukka Rask made 21 saves for the Bruins in their third straight shutout of the Flames in Boston. Rask picked up his third shutout of the season and extended Calgary’s scoreless streak in Boston to 189 minutes, 36 seconds.

Reto Berra kept Calgary close, stopping 29 shots as the Bruins controlled play most of the game.

Boston outshot the Flames 31-21 one week after rallying for a 2-1 win in Iginla’s return to Calgary, where he played 16 seasons and spent nine as the team’s captain.

Iginla didn’t get a point in his first game as a visitor against the Flames, but was a big part of the Boston power play Tuesday.

Krejci and Iginla set up Chara’s slap shot from the point that beat Berra and put the Bruins ahead 7:38 into the second period. Lance Bouma was serving a double-minor for high-sticking, then was called for another high stick in the third shortly before Boston made it 2-0 on another goal by Chara.

Krejci started the play again with a pass to Iginla, whose shot from the left circle wound up between Chara’s skates for an easy poke into the net with 16:41 left.

Iginla was traded to Pittsburgh last March, then signed with Boston as a free agent in the offseason.

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The Bruins’ Shawn Thornton has decided to appeal his 15-game suspension for punching and injuring unsuspecting Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik.

Thornton’s agent, Anton Thun, confirmed in an email that his client was appealing. The NHL Players’ Association announced it had informed the league of that plan before the 48-hour deadline to do so passed.

As laid out in the collective bargaining agreement, the appeal first goes to Commissioner Gary Bettman. If Bettman upholds the suspension, Thornton and the NHLPA can then elect to appeal to a neutral arbitrator.

Buffalo Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta is the only player to use this appeals process under the new CBA, and no player has gone to the neutral arbitrator. Bettman upheld Kaleta’s 10-game suspension for an illegal hit on Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnston.

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