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New York Islanders left wing Cory Conacher (89) falls back after being punched by Boston Bruins center Chris Kelly (23) despite the efforts of linesman Derek Nansen (70) during the third period of an NHL preseason hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. The Islanders won 5-3. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Clutterbuck leads Islanders to 5-3 win over Bruins

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

BOSTON – Cal Clutterbuck scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:19 left in the third period, sending the New York Islanders to a 5-3 preseason win over the Boston Bruins last night. Kyle Okposo, Cory Conacher and defenseman T.J. Brennan also scored for the Islanders. Scott Mayfield added an empty-net goal. Boston rallied from two goals down to tie it 3-all … 0

Chiarelli inks Krug, Smith to deals to round out Bruins roster

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

BOSTON – It took Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli 10 days into training camp, but he finally has all his players signed and ready to go for the 2014-15 season. Chiarelli completed his roster yesterday, when he re-signed defenseman Torey Krug and forward Reilly Smith to one-year contracts, both worth an annual salary-cap … 0

Leino helps Bruins beat Red Wings, 3-1

Sunday, September 28, 2014

DETROIT – Ville Leino broke a tie with 4:40 left and the Boston Bruins beat the Detroit Red Wings, 3-1, in an exhibition game last night. Dougie Hamilton had a goal and an assist and Brad Marchand also scored for Boston (2-1-1). Tuukka Rask made 14 saves in the first two periods, and … 0

Despite NHL’s best record, Bruins done for season

Friday, May 16, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins went to the TD Garden for Game 7 of their playoff series against Montreal knowing that someone’s season would end. They just never considered it might be theirs. “Oh, it’s tough to swallow,” … 0

Canadiens complete upset of top-seeded Bruins with 3-1 win

Thursday, May 15, 2014

BOSTON – Even as the Montreal Canadiens swept through the opening round of the playoffs – their first postseason series victory in four years – they knew that a more difficult challenge was next. The Boston Bruins. Their … 0

Bruins and Canadiens set for Game 7 – as we should have expected

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Of course Boston and Montreal are going to a Game 7, what else did you expect? The Bruins may have been the favorites. They may have finished with 17 more points than the Canadiens in the regular season. … 0

Bruins-Canadiens Game 7 history

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

For the ninth time in their storied rivalry, the Bruins and Canadiens will play a Game 7. Previous matchups, with Game 7 score. 1952 – NHL semifinals, Canadiens, 3-1 1971 – NHL quarterfinals, Canadiens 4-2 1979 – NHL semifinals, Canadiens, 5-4, OT 1991 – Adams Division final: Bruins, … 0

Canadiens force Game 7 with 4-0 win over Bruins

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

MONTREAL – Max Pacioretty’s slump is over. The big left wing had a goal and an assist in the second period and Carey Price made 26 saves and the Montreal Canadiens blanked the Boston Bruins, 4-0, last night … 0

Bruins try to finish off Canadiens in Game 6

Sunday, May 11, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins have two chances to finish off the archrival Canadiens. They are only thinking about the first one. “It’s going to be awesome,” Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller said, looking ahead to Game 6 tonight … 0

Bruins beat Canadiens, 4-2, to take 3-2 series lead

Saturday, May 10, 2014

BOSTON – It took the Boston Bruins five years to score a power-play goal in the playoffs against the Montreal Canadiens. They needed only 22 seconds to do it again. Reilly Smith and Jarome Iginla scored on back-to-back … 0

Tim O’Sullivan: Big bad B’s back in control

Saturday, May 10, 2014

For the first time all series, the Bruins brought their big and bad from the opening faceoff in yesterday’s Game 5. They also produced on the power play for the first time. Add those two together and you … 0

On the menu for Bruins’ Fraser: burrito, frozen yogurt, game-winning goal

Saturday, May 10, 2014

BOSTON – Matt Fraser was eating a burrito in Providence, R.I., when he got the word that he was being promoted from the minor leagues to join the Boston Bruins for their playoff series against the Montreal Canadiens. … 0

Call-up Fraser scores OT winner as Bruins take Game 4

Friday, May 9, 2014

MONTREAL – Matt Fraser fantasized about a night like this as a kid in Red Deer, Alberta. Making his NHL playoff debut after being called up Wednesday from Providence of the American Hockey League, the 23-year-old Fraser scored … 0

Nationals’ Williams ‘fine’ after hit-and-run in car

Thursday, May 8, 2014

WASHINGTON – This is not the sort of hit-and-run situation Nationals Manager Matt Williams expected to encounter on a game day. Williams said he was stopped in traffic a few blocks away from Nationals Park while driving to … 0

Canadiens’ Weise getting unexpected attention

Thursday, May 8, 2014

BROSSARD, Quebec – Dale Weise is finding out what it’s like to be a Montreal Canadien when they’re winning in the springtime. Some were not happy when General Manager Marc Bergevin sent defenseman Raphael Diaz to Vancouver Canucks for the little-known Weise on Feb. 3 Now the energetic … 0