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Boston Bruins' David Pastrnak tries to control the puck at the side of the net of Buffalo Sabres goalie Robin Lehner during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Marchand scores on penalty shot in OT, Bruins top Sabres, 2-1

Sunday, February 7, 2016

BOSTON – It worked out perfectly for the Boston Bruins when Brad Marchand, the team’s hottest scorer, was awarded a penalty shot in overtime. The Buffalo Sabres thought the officials got it all wrong. Marchand scored the first overtime penalty shot in franchise history, and the Bruins beat the Sabres, 2-1, on Saturday night. Marchand got the penalty shot after …

Marchand, Spooner come through for Bruins in shootout win over Sabres

Friday, February 5, 2016

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Five players on the Buffalo Sabres had a chance to stop Brad Marchand before the streaking Boston Bruins forward finished his end-to-end rush with a flourish. Marchand scored his eighth goal in eight games to help Boston erase a two-goal deficit, and Ryan Spooner scored in regulation and the shootout …

Parenteau scores in OT, Leafs come back to beat Bruins 4-3

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

BOSTON – The Toronto Maple Leafs had plenty to celebrate Tuesday night. Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau scored a power-play goal with 1:54 left in overtime and Toronto rallied from a two-goal deficit in the third period to beat the Boston Bruins, 4-3, and end a four-game skid. “It felt pretty good,” Parenteau said. “There was …

Allen stops 32 shots as Blues shut out Bruins, 2-0

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

BOSTON – The St. Louis Blues were still smarting when they got to Boston after blowing a three-goal lead a night earlier. They didn’t want to have to think about that during the extended holiday break. Jake Allen …

Spooner scores lone shootout goal, Bruins beat Devils, 2-1

Sunday, December 20, 2015

BOSTON – The streaking Boston Bruins are starting to sneak up on the Eastern Conference leaders. Ryan Spooner scored the lone shootout goal and Jonas Gustavsson made 29 saves to lift Boston over the New Jersey Devils, 2-1, …

Vatrano, Bergeron lead Bruins past Penguins, 6-2

Saturday, December 19, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Frank Vatrano had three goals for his first career hat trick, Patrice Bergeron scored twice, and the Boston Bruins beat the Pittsburgh Penguins, 6-2, Friday night to sweep the teams’ home-and-home series. Loui Eriksson also scored …

Rask, Hayes help lead Bruins over Penguins

Thursday, December 17, 2015

BOSTON – New coach or old, it didn’t matter for Pittsburgh Penguins the way Boston goaltender Tuukka Rask is playing. Rask stopped 34 shots for his fourth shutout, Jimmy Hayes ended a 15-game goal-scoring drought and the Bruins …

Bruins left disappointed after 3-2 home loss to Oilers

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

BOSTON – The Edmonton Oilers weren’t trying to hide it. They knew they were lucky to get out of town with a victory. Andrej Sekera scored 41 seconds into overtime and Cam Talbot stopped 47 shots to lift …

Spooner, Rask help Bruins beat Panthers, 3-1

Saturday, December 12, 2015

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins have played solid defense for most of the past three weeks. Add in strong goaltending from Tuukka Rask and it’s led the way to a nice run. Ryan Spooner scored twice and Rask …

Bergeron passes Schmidt, Bruins beat Canadiens, 3-1

Thursday, December 10, 2015

MONTREAL – Loui Eriksson and Landon Ferraro scored third-period goals 42 seconds apart and Patrice Bergeron added a milestone score to help the Boston Bruins rally past Montreal, 3-1, Wednesday night and end a seven-game regular-season skid against …

Arvidsson’s late goal lifts Predators over Bruins

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

BOSTON – Viktor Arvidsson went to the net, and it paid off in a big way for the Nashville Predators. Arvidsson scored with 4:56 left, Roman Josi had two goals and the Predators beat the Boston Bruins, 3-2, …

Gaudreau finishes hat trick in OT, Flames beat Bruins, 5-4

Saturday, December 5, 2015

CALGARY, Alberta – Johnny Gaudreau finished his hat trick in overtime after Jiri Hudler tied the game with 1.2 seconds left and the Calgary Flames beat the Boston Bruins, 5-4, on Friday night. Gaudreau trailed a 2-on-1 rush …

Eberle scores winner in shootout to lift Oilers past Bruins, 3-2

Thursday, December 3, 2015

EDMONTON, Alberta – Jordan Eberle scored in a shootout to lift the Edmonton Oilers to a 3-2 victory over Boston on Wednesday night, snapping the Bruins’ five-game winning streak. Mark Letestu and Matt Hendricks scored in regulation for …

Rangers’ Vigneault criticizes Bruins’ Julien, Marchand

Sunday, November 29, 2015

NEW YORK – Rangers Coach Alain Vigneault criticized Bruins Coach Claude Julien for making disparaging comments about New York goaltender Henrik Lundqvist following Boston’s 4-3 victory over the Rangers. Vigneault responded to Julien’s comments prior to New York’s …

Bruins extend streak with 4-3 win over Rangers

Saturday, November 28, 2015

BOSTON – With less than four minutes left and their modest winning streak in jeopardy, the Boston Bruins pulled off a comeback that would have seemed improbable a few weeks ago. Ryan Spooner and David Krejci scored 2:03 …