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Boston Bruins center Gregory Campbell (11) starts to celebrate his goal with left wing Simon Gagne (12) as San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi (31) looks back at the puck during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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 first career NHL goal for the Bruins, …

Svedberg earns shutout in Bruins’ 4-0 win over Sabres

Sunday, October 19, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Boston Bruins bounced back from their worst defensive performance of the season with their first shutout victory. Niklas Svedberg made 32 saves in his first NHL shutout, and the Bruins beat the Buffalo Sabres, 4-0, last night. “It’s a great feeling,” Svedberg said. “Most of all to get the …

Bruins’ Lucic apologizes for obscene gesture

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Boston forward Milan Lucic apologized to the Bruins and Montreal Canadiens and their fans yesterday for making an obscene gesture Thursday night in Montreal. Lucic took a penalty late in the Bruins’ loss and made a gesture toward the fans, followed by one of him raising an invisible Stanley Cup. In his first …

Chiarelli: Bruins not bringing back Shawn Thornton

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

According to Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli, forward Shawn Thornton will not be returning to the team next year. “Today I met with Shawn. We had a good meeting and I informed him that we wouldn’t be re-signing …

Bruins’ Lucic not sorry for handshake line comment

Saturday, May 17, 2014

BOSTON – The traditional post-series handshake between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens wasn’t the symbol of sportsmanship the NHL might be looking for. Bruins forward Milan Lucic said something to anger Montreal’s Dale Weise and Alexei Emelin …

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,” …

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 …

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. …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …