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Cunningham leads Baby B’s to rout of Monarchs

Sunday, October 26, 2014

The Providence Bruins shelled Monarchs goalie Patrik Bartosak for five goals on 19 shots on their way to a comfortable 5-0 victory last night in Manchester. Craig Cunningham notched a hat trick before the end of the second period for the Bruins (4-2-1), while Alexander Khokhlachev scored two goals of his own. David Pastrnak, the organization’s first-round pick this year, had three assists and was a plus-3 for the game. …

Bruins win in first game without Chara

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Patrice Bergeron earned his 500th point on the first of two assists and Tuukka Rask continued his mastery over Toronto as the Boston Bruins, in their first game without injured captain Zdeno Chara, defeated the Maple Leafs, 4-1, last night. After a moving pregame ceremony to honor two fallen soldiers, Toronto quickly fell …

Bruins lose Chara for 4-6 weeks with knee injury

Saturday, October 25, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins will spend the next four to six weeks trying to fill the hole left by an injury to the tallest player in NHL history. Defenseman Zdeno Chara tore the posterior cruciate ligament in his left knee but will not need surgery, Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli said. The …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Bruins to open at home against Philadelphia

Sunday, June 22, 2014

The Boston Bruins will open their season at home against the Philadelphia Flyers on Oct. 8 (a Wednesday), and travel to Detroit twice in the first week of the season. The NHL released the season schedule yesterday. After opening with Philadelphia, the Bruins will head to Detroit on …

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 …