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FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2013 file photo, Boston Bruins' Jarome Iginla waves to the crowd before first period NHL hockey action against the Calgary Flames in Calgary, Alberta. NHL teams can begin making deals with free agents Tuesday, July 1, 2014.(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh, File)

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 their rosters and fire up fans. Stastny cashed in, signing a $28 million, four-year contract with the St. Louis Blues, leaving the … 0

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 champion and the Ted Lindsay Award as the players’ choice for the NHL’s most outstanding … 0

Bruins don’t plan to be big players in free agency

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins don’t expect to make a major signing in free agency. And a player drafted from a mediocre crop this week likely won’t make an immediate impact. So General Manager Peter Chiarelli plans some small changes to improve the team that exited the playoffs earlier than expected. “We had a very good team and, with a little bit of … 0

For 34th time, it’s Bruins against Canadiens in NHL playoffs

Thursday, May 1, 2014

BOSTON – Claude Julien knows all about this rivalry. He coached Montreal for three seasons, and now he’s in charge in Boston. “I hated Boston when I was in Montreal and now I hate Montreal because I’m in … 0

My Turn: NHGOP tweet hits new low lashing out at Shaheen

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The NHGOP Twitter account hit a new low Saturday night when it lashed out at Sen. Jeanne Shaheen for congratulating the Boston Bruins on their recent victory. The @NHGOP tweeted, “You don’t know the first thing about hockey.” Why would the New Hampshire Republican Party assume Shaheen doesn’t … 18

Bruins defense clicking with Canadiens the next opponent up

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

BOSTON – The stingy defense the Boston Bruins played all season was even better in the first round of the playoffs. No wonder three of their defensive stars have been chosen as finalists for NHL awards. And a … 0

Bruins’ Chara joins Keith, Weber as Norris finalists

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Boston’s Zdeno Chara, Chicago’s Duncan Keith and Nashville’s Shea Weber are finalists for the Norris Trophy, given annually to the NHL’s best defenseman. Chara won the award in 2009 and is a finalist for the sixth time. The … 0

Canadiens busy preparing for Bruins in next round

Sunday, April 27, 2014

BROSSARD, Quebec – The Montreal Canadiens are ready to add another chapter to one of hockey’s greatest rivalries. After eliminating the Tampa Bay Lightning in four games, Montreal is preparing to face Boston in the second round of … 0

Bruins eliminate Red Wings; Canadiens up next

Saturday, April 26, 2014

BOSTON – The regular season wasn’t much of a struggle for the Boston Bruins, and neither was their first-round playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings. Tuukka Rask made 31 saves yesterday, and the defending Eastern Conference champions … 0

Bruins refuse to be haunted by last year’s letdown

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Maybe they weren’t thinking about last year. Maybe they were truly living in the present and taking it one cliché, I mean game, at a time. But there’s no doubt the Bruins arrived at TD Garden yesterday with … 0

Rask, Varlamov, Bishop finalists for Vezina Trophy

Saturday, April 26, 2014

NEW YORK — Boston’s Tuukka Rask, Colorado’s Semyon Varlamov and Tampa Bay’s Ben Bishop are finalists for the Vezina Trophy, given to the NHL’s top goalie. The voting for the award was conducted among the league’s 30 general … 0

Bruins can eliminate Red Wings in Game 5

Saturday, April 26, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins overcame a two-goal deficit to win Game 4 of their playoff series in Detroit. Now the Red Wings must overcome a two-game deficit to keep their season alive. The Bruins won, 3-2, in … 0

Bruins beat Red Wings, 3-2, in OT, grab 3-1 series lead

Friday, April 25, 2014

DETROIT – Jarome Iginla scored with 6:28 left in overtime, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings last night in Game 4 of their first-round series. The Presidents’ Trophy winners and defending … 0

Bruins defense holding Red Wings to historic lows

Thursday, April 24, 2014

DETROIT – The Boston Bruins have held the Detroit Red Wings to historically poor offensive production. With two goals through three games, the Red Wings are off to their worst three-game start in any playoff series since getting … 0

Bruins beat Red Wings, 3-0, in Game 3, take 2-1 lead

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

DETROIT – The Boston Bruins took full advantage of Detroit’s mistakes, and their stellar goaltender’s flawless performance. Dougie Hamilton and Jordan Caron scored in the first period after the Red Wings had miscues on the ice and Tuukka … 0