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New York Islanders defenseman Brian Strait (37) collides with New York Islanders' Zdeno Chara during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Chara left the game during the first period for unspecified reasons, according to team officials. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Bruins lose Chara for 4-6 weeks with knee injury

Saturday, October 25, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins will spend the next four to six weeks trying to fill the hole left by an injury to the tallest player in NHL history. Defenseman Zdeno Chara tore the posterior cruciate ligament in his left knee but will not need surgery, Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli said. The team called up two minor-league defensemen yesterday …

Chara injured during Bruins’ 3-2 loss to Islanders

Friday, October 24, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins lost the game to the New York Islanders, 3-2, and then waited to find out how long they will be without their captain and No. 1 defenseman, Zdeno Chara. The 2009 Norris Trophy winner left last night’s game in the first period with an undisclosed injury and didn’t …

Bruins hold off Sharks to win, 5-3

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

BOSTON – Gregory Campbell scored the game-winning goal with less than 10 minutes remaining and the Boston Bruins had to fend off a late four-minute power play to earn a wild 5-3 win over the San Jose Sharks last night. Brad Marchand and Torey Krug scored power-play goals, and Seth Griffith netted his …

Spooner scores 2 goals as Bruins beat Islanders

Saturday, October 4, 2014

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Ryan Spooner scored twice to lead the Boston Bruins to a 6-1 victory over the New York Islanders in a preseason game last night. Reilly Smith scored in his preseason debut for Boston after signing …

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. …

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 …

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 …

Ovechkin scores twice as Capitals beat Bruins

Saturday, September 27, 2014

WASHINGTON – Alex Ovechkin had two power-play goals and Troy Brouwer scored at 2:12 of overtime to give the Washington Capitals a 5-4 exhibition victory over the Boston Bruins last night. Liam O’Brien tied it at 4 for …

Chara helps Bruins beat Capitals, 2-0

Thursday, September 25, 2014

BOSTON – Defenseman Zdeno Chara opened the scoring on a power play with 5:43 left in the third period in the Boston Bruins’ 2-0 exhibition victory over the Washington Capitals last night. Tuukka Rask made 14 saves for …

Bowman’s late goal gives Canadiens win over Bruins

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

MONTREAL – Drayson Bowman scored with 48 seconds left to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins last night in the preseason opener for both clubs. Christian Thomas set up the winner after …

Bruins open camp minus Krug, Smith

Friday, September 19, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins have some lineup questions entering training camp after a disappointing second-round exit in the playoffs. “Absolutely. Competition, with it comes uncertainty, and we’d all like things to be certain,” General Manager Peter Chiarelli …

Source: Bruins, Krejci agree to $43.5 million deal

Thursday, September 4, 2014

According to ESPN, the Boston Bruins and center David Krejci agreed on a six-year deal worth $43.5 million. The contract is set to kick in for the 2015-16 season. Krejci, who has one year remaining on his current three-year, $15.75 million deal, finished with 19 goals and 50 …

UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion drenched in hoops history

Thursday, July 31, 2014

LOS ANGELES – The House That Wooden Built is waterlogged. Pauley Pavilion, UCLA’s storied basketball arena where John Wooden coached teams that won eight of his 10 national championships, was drying out yesterday after the court was deluged …

Stastny, Iginla and Miller sign in flurry of deals

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

NHL teams quickly snatched up the best players available in free agency, giving Paul Stastny, Jarome Iginla and Ryan Miller new homes in the league. When the market opened yesterday, teams tried to make a splash to improve …

Penguins’ Crosby named NHL MVP; Rask and Bergeron win awards

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby won his second Hart Trophy as the NHL’s most valuable player last night at the league’s postseason awards ceremony in Las Vegas. Crosby also collected the Art Ross Trophy as the league scoring …