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Boston Bruins' Brad Marchand is congratulated at the bench after scoring against the Arizona Coyotes during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Bruins earn two important points with rout of struggling Coyotes

Sunday, March 1, 2015

The Boston Bruins are in a tight race for one of the Eastern Conference’s final playoff spots, and they knew they couldn’t slip up against a struggling team. They didn’t. Milan Lucic, Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand and Zdeno Chara each had a goal and an assist, helping the Bruins send the Arizona Coyotes to their ninth straight loss, 4-1 last …

Spooner scores first NHL goal as Bruins beat Devils in OT

Saturday, February 28, 2015

NEWARK, N.J. – For the Boston Bruins, Ryan Spooner could not have picked a better time to get his first NHL goal. Spooner scored with 2:14 left in overtime and the Bruins defeated the New Jersey Devils, 3-2, last night to win for only the second time in nine games (2-5-2). “It was …

Lack not lacking as Canucks defeat Bruins, 2-1

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

BOSTON – Eddie Lack has hardly looked like a backup goalie since Vancouver starter Ryan Miller was injured in a collision with a teammate. Lack had 40 saves as the Canucks beat the struggling Boston Bruins, 2-1, last night. “It was a busy night,” Lack said. “It felt like we kept them a …

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Friday, January 16, 2015

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Ohio State QB Jones says he’ll return to Buckeyes COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones, 3-0 as a college starter including a win in the national championship game, said he will return to the …

Rask, Bruins hand Rangers second straight shutout loss

Friday, January 16, 2015

BOSTON – It didn’t take long for Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask to get tested. His strong start made it a rough night for the New York Rangers. Rask made 30 saves for his second shutout, Patrice Bergeron …

Bruins rookie Pastrnak scores twice in 4-3 win over Lightning

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

BOSTON – Boston rookie David Pastrnak is making a looming decision for the Bruins’ front office appear much easier. Pastrnak scored twice for the second straight game as the Bruins extended their winning streak to four straight, beating …

Bruins’ Gagne won’t return to team due to personal reasons

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Boston Bruins forward Simon Gagne will not return to the team this year for personal reasons, General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced yesterday. “At this time Simon feels that he has to be home with his family and he …

Bruins top Flyers, 3-1, for third straight win

Sunday, January 11, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – The Boston Bruins are trying to determine whether 18-year-old rookie David Pastrnak has the physicality to remain on their roster. Now, they know he can score. Pastrnak scored his first two career NHL goals to lead …

Lucic scores two as Bruins top Devils, 3-0

Friday, January 9, 2015

BOSTON – After going to overtime in four straight games, the Boston Bruins needed much less time to take care of the New Jersey Devils. Milan Lucic scored a pair of goals, and backup Niklas Svedberg earned his …

Bruins top Penguins, 3-2, in overtime to snap losing streak

Thursday, January 8, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Patrice Bergeron scored twice, including a deflection past Pittsburgh’s Marc-Andre Fleury 2:43 into overtime to lift the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 victory over the Penguins last night. Bergeron got just enough of Milan Lucic’s blast …

Hurricanes top Bruins in shootout, 2-1

Monday, January 5, 2015

RALEIGH, N.C. – Eric Staal doesn’t often take part in the shootout. But the Carolina Hurricanes captain made the most of his chance yesterday, beating Tuukka Rask for the only shootout goal in a 2-1 victory. It was …

Bruins struggling of late in overtime

Monday, January 5, 2015

The Bruins have lost three straight games in overtime – two of them in a shootout. Here’s a breakdown of their overtime games: Through November (team record 14-9-1) Overtimes 3-1 Shootouts 2-0 December-January (team record 5-6-5) Overtimes 2-1 Shootouts 0-4 …

Ryan’s OT goal gives Senators 3-2 win over Bruins

Sunday, January 4, 2015

BOSTON – Ottawa Coach Dave Cameron chooses not to fret about his team’s five fruitless power plays against Boston, including a pair of 5-on-3 advantages in which the Senators failed to score. “You never pull your hair out …

Maple Leafs beat Bruins in shootout

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

BOSTON – Nazem Kadri and Mike Santorelli each scored in the shootout, lifting the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins last night. Phil Kessel had a goal and his 200th career assist in …

Bruins show attitude in impressive 5-2 win over Red Wings

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins have been dealing with injuries all season – just not this well. Humbled on the road two nights before and playing without two of their top forwards, the Bruins pounced quickly on Detroit …