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New York Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault answers a question as he speaks to members of the media at the Rangers Westchester training facility in Greenburgh, N.Y., Monday, June 1, 2015, in New York. The Rangers came up a game short of making the Stanley Cup finals for the second straight year. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Rangers’ Vigneault criticizes Bruins’ Julien, Marchand

Sunday, November 29, 2015

NEW YORK – Rangers Coach Alain Vigneault criticized Bruins Coach Claude Julien for making disparaging comments about New York goaltender Henrik Lundqvist following Boston’s 4-3 victory over the Rangers. Vigneault responded to Julien’s comments prior to New York’s 3-0 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday. Boston forward Brad Marchand was penalized for goaltender interference 7:59 into the third period …

Bruins extend streak with 4-3 win over Rangers

Saturday, November 28, 2015

BOSTON – With less than four minutes left and their modest winning streak in jeopardy, the Boston Bruins pulled off a comeback that would have seemed improbable a few weeks ago. Ryan Spooner and David Krejci scored 2:03 apart late in the third period and the Bruins rallied to beat the New York …

Vatrano scores twice, including OT winner, to lift Bruins over Red Wings

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

DETROIT – Frank Vatrano scored his second goal of the game at 3:32 of overtime, giving the Boston Bruins a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night. Vatrano deflected Colin Miller’s shot past Petr Mrazek for his third NHL goal. Miller scored the tying goal with 1:44 left in the …

Marchand scores twice as Bruins defeat Panthers, 3-1

Saturday, October 31, 2015

SUNRISE, Fla. – Brad Marchand scored twice and Zdeno Chara picked up his first goal of the season to lead the Boston Bruins to a 3-1 win over the Florida Panthers on Friday night. Marchand, who extended his …

Bruins blank Coyotes for first home victory of season

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

BOSTON – The big offensive night was nice. The shutout made the Boston Bruins feel a lot better. Tuukka Rask made 24 saves for his first shutout, David Krejci scored twice and the Bruins beat the Arizona Coyotes, …

Pastrnak lifts Bruins to 5-3 win over Islanders

Saturday, October 24, 2015

NEW YORK – After a slow start, the Boston Bruins picked up their intensity in the second period and rolled over the New York Islanders. David Pastrnak broke a tie late in the second period and Boston scored …

Giroux’s OT goal lifts Flyers to 5-4 comeback over Bruins

Thursday, October 22, 2015

BOSTON – Claude Giroux’s second goal, coming on a power play 2:09 into overtime, lifted the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-4 win over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night. The Flyers overcame a two-goal deficit in the third …

Bruins’ defense struggles again in 6-3 loss to high-powered Lightning

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

BOSTON – Loaded with postseason experience on a roster that’s nearly identical to last season, the Tampa Bay Lightning are off to another strong start. Steven Stamkos scored his 500th career point with a tiebreaking power-play goal that …

Canadiens dominate Bruins, 4-2, dropping Boston to 0-2

Sunday, October 11, 2015

BOSTON – Lars Eller scored two goals for Montreal and Alex Galchenyuk had three assists as the Canadiens beat the Boston Bruins, 4-2, on Saturday night. Alexander Semin added two assists and David Desharnais scored for Montreal, which …

Jets beat Bruins, 6-2, snap 13-game losing streak in Boston

Friday, October 9, 2015

BOSTON – Six different Winnipeg skaters scored in the season opener, and Jets Coach Paul Maurice is happy about that. Not just for the well-distributed scoring, but because he’s got a half-dozen players who can spend another day …

Bruins hoping playoff drought is a short one

Thursday, October 8, 2015

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins didn’t quite clean house after missing the playoffs for the first time since 2007. It was more like a little tidying up. General Manager Peter Chiarelli was fired, but Coach Claude Julien stayed. …

Bruins sign backup G Gustavsson to 1-year, $700,000 contract

Monday, October 5, 2015

The Boston Bruins signed backup goalier Jonas Gustavsson to a one-year, $700,000 deal Sunday. The former Red Wings and Maple Leafs goalie is expected to back up Tuukka Rask. Gustavsson, 30, has appeared in 148 NHL games, posting a 60-55-21 record with a 2.89 goals against average and …

Bruins lose to Capitals in final preseason game

Saturday, October 3, 2015

T.J. Oshie and Evgeny Kuznetsov scored in a shootout to give the Washington Capitals a 2-1 victory over the Bruins on Friday night in Boston’s preseason finale. Alex Ovechkin tied it for Washington with 2:34 left in regulation. Philip Grubauer made six saves for the Capitals in the …

Bruins defenseman Chara back on skates; Seidenberg still recovering

Friday, October 2, 2015

BOSTON – Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara is already in midseason form when it comes to talking – or not talking – about injuries. The Bruins’ captain returned to the ice this week after sustaining an undisclosed upper …

Bruins fall to Rangers, 3-2, in preseason game

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Henrik Lundqvist made 39 saves and Viktor Stalberg, J.T. Miller and Rick Nash scored to help the New York Rangers beat the Boston Bruins, 3-2, on Wednesday night in exhibition action. Stalberg and Miller scored late in the second period, and Nash connected on a power play at …