BOSTON — Rookie Byron Bitz scored two goals and Michael Ryder celebrated his return to action with one goal and one assist in a Boston Bruins 6-1 rout of the Florida Panthers tonight at TD Banknorth Garden.

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Mark Stuart also scored for Boston, setting a new career high with his fifth goal of the season. You can also put a new career high for points on Shawn Thornton’s resume, as his assist on one of Bitz’s tallies ran his points total to 10.

There have now been 22 multi-goal games by Boston players.