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Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (37) celebrates after scoring against the Florida Panthers in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Sunrise, Fla., Saturday, March 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Bruins’ Bergeron a Selke finalist along with Kopitar, Toews

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron was named a finalist yesterday for the NHL’s Selke Award, which is given to the league’s best defensive forward. He was joined by Los Angeles’s Anze Kopitar and Chicago’s Jonathan Toews. Bergeron is going for his third Selke; he won in 2012 and 2014 and was a finalist in 2013, finishing as the runner-up to Toews. Bergeron continued his excellence at faceoffs this season, winning 1,175 of his 1,951 draws, both of which led the league. He won 60.2 percent of his faceoffs, which was also best in the NHL. The winner will be announced June 24 during the NHL …

Bruins fire Chiarelli after missing the playoffs for first time in eight years

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The Boston Bruins fired General Manager Peter Chiarelli yesterday, days after missing the playoffs for the first time in eight years and just four seasons after the franchise won its first Stanley Cup title since 1972. The statement from the team said Coach Claude Julien and the rest of his staff “will remain …

Bruins look ahead to next season after missing playoffs

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins aren’t used to cleaning out their lockers so early in the year. For the first time in eight seasons, they missed the playoffs even though their 96 points were the most ever by a team that didn’t reach the postseason. They lost their last three games and were …

Flames beat Bruins, 4-3, in shootout

Friday, March 6, 2015

BOSTON – Sean Monahan scored Calgary’s first goal at Boston in more than eight years, and the Flames earned their first road win against the Bruins since 2003 with a 4-3 shootout victory last night. David Schlemko ended …

Motor mishap: Indians manager Francona’s scooter wrecked

Friday, March 6, 2015

GOODYEAR, Ariz. – The Indians have their first major injury of the spring – Manager Terry Francona’s red scooter is on the disabled list. Francona said yesterday that the scooter he rides around during training camp and to …

Bruins newcomer Connolly breaks finger, out six weeks

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Two days after he was acquired in a trade with the Tampa Bay Lightning, Bruins forward Brett Connolly broke a finger on his right hand at practice yesterday and will be sidelined for six weeks. Connolly, 22, was hit in the hand by a puck during practice at …

Bruins get busy at deadline, land Connolly and Talbot to boost offense

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

BOSTON – Determined to protect their playoff spot, the Boston Bruins added more offense and grit up front. Boston acquired forwards Maxime Talbot and Paul Carey from Colorado at the NHL trade deadline yesterday, not long after picking …

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 …

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, …

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 …

Bruins’ Krejci out four to six weeks with knee injury

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The Boston Bruins will be without top-line center David Krejci for four to six weeks with a partially torn MCL in his left knee, General Manager Peter Chairelli said last night. Krejci was injured during the Bruins’ 5-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues on Friday when he …

Eddie Shore jersey sells for $119,500

Monday, February 23, 2015

TORONTO – An NHL jersey worn by Hall of Fame defenseman Eddie Shore sold for $119,500. Shore’s Boston Bruins No. 2 jersey was sold to an unidentified collector from New York on Saturday night. Previous owner Scott Johnston had planned to frame the jersey and hang it up …

Bruins rout Blackhawks, 6-2, to end 6-game losing streak

Monday, February 23, 2015

CHICAGO – Patrice Bergeron was happier that the Boston Bruins ended their losing streak than he was about reaching a personal milestone. Bergeron opened the scoring with his 200th goal, then added two assists in Boston’s four-goal second …

Subban’s Bruins debut one to forget

Saturday, February 21, 2015

ST. LOUIS – At 23, Vladimir Tarasenko became the youngest St. Louis player to score 30 goals in 23 years. Two years younger than Tarasenko, Boston Bruins goalie Malcolm Subban wanted a do-over. “You try to score on …

Eddie Shore jersey being auctioned

Friday, February 20, 2015

TORONTO – Scott Johnston was going to frame Eddie Shore’s jersey and put it on his basement wall before he learned how valuable it was. Now the Boston Bruins No. 2 sweater once worn by the four-time National Hockey League MVP, one of the nastiest players of all …