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FILE - In this July 9, 2007,  file photo, Boston Bruins director of player development Don Sweeney, center, watches play during a hockey team development camp in Wilmington, Mass. The Bruins announced Wednesday, May 20, 2015, Sweeney has been elevated to general manager, taking over for his former boss, Peter Chiarelli, who was fired in April after the team missed the playoffs for the first time in eight years. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Bruins elevate Don Sweeney to general manager

Thursday, May 21, 2015

BOSTON – On his first day as general manager of the Boston Bruins, Don Sweeney met with Claude Julien and declined to give his Stanley Cup-winning coach more than a tepid endorsement. “He’s the coach of the Boston Bruins as of today, for sure,” Sweeney said yesterday in a news conference after he was promoted to become the eighth GM …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Monarchs edged by Bruins in Providence, 2-1

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The Manchester Monarchs put 33 shots on goal but had trouble getting them by Providence goalie Jeremy Smith in a 2-1 loss to the Bruins last night. Steve Eminger opened the scoring with a power play goal off of assists from Ben Youds and Ethan Werek 17:15 into …

Brodie lifts Flames over Bruins 4-3 with 2 ticks left in OT

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

CALGARY, Alberta – The Calgary Flames had to rely on their usual brand of late-game brilliance to beat Boston last night. This time, they waited until 4:58 of overtime to do it. TJ Brodie scored a fluke goal …

Matthias hat trick lead Canucks to 5-2 win over Bruins

Saturday, February 14, 2015

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Shawn Matthias’s first NHL hat trick came in front of his biggest fan. The bruising center scored three times with his dad looking on as the Vancouver Canucks beat the Boston Bruins, 5-2, late …

Stars score two short-handed goals in 5-3 win over Bruins

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

BOSTON – Jamie Benn scored twice and Trevor Daley scored the second of two short-handed goals for the Dallas Stars in a 5-3 win over the Boston Bruins last night. Kari Lehtonen stopped 41 shots and Vernon Fiddler …

Price leads Canadiens past Bruins, 3-1, for regular-season sweep

Monday, February 9, 2015

BOSTON – Four games, four wins and a rare season sweep for the Montreal Canadiens over the Boston Bruins. Carey Price made 34 saves to lift the Canadiens to a 3-1 victory last night, giving Montreal wins in …

Eriksson scores winner in Bruins’ 2-1 win over Isles

Sunday, February 8, 2015

BOSTON – Loui Eriksson quickly found a puck near his skates and Tuukka Rask seemed to see every shot all night. Eriksson scored the go-ahead goal with 7:34 left in the third period and Rask stopped 39 shots …

Gronkowski spikes puck as Bruins honor champion Patriots

Sunday, February 8, 2015

BOSTON – Rob Gronkowski puck-tuated a Super Bowl victory with a spike on the ice. The star tight end and several of his New England Patriots teammates were honored by the Bruins before their game against the New …

Monarchs can’t dig out of 3-0 hole, lose to Bruins, 4-2

Saturday, February 7, 2015

The Manchester Monarchs surrendered three goals in the first period and never recovered in a 4-2 loss to the Providence Bruins last night. Goals by Ryan Spooner, Seth Griffith and Ethan Werek made it 3-0, and it stayed that way until Sean Backman put Manchester on the board …

Backup goalie Talbot helps Rangers beat Bruins, 3-2

Thursday, February 5, 2015

NEW YORK – Cam Talbot made 18 saves in place of the injured Henrik Lundqvist, Rick Nash had a goal and an assist, and Derek Stepan snapped a second-period tie to lift the New York Rangers to their …

Kelly’s late goal stands after review, lifts Bruins over Kings 3-1

Sunday, February 1, 2015

BOSTON – Chris Kelly broke a 1-all tie with 5:27 left in the third period and Brad Marchand added an empty-netter for his second goal of the game as the Boston Bruins beat the Los Angeles Kings, 3-1, …

Miller provides offensive lift as Bruins beat Islanders, 5-2

Friday, January 30, 2015

UNIONDALE, N.Y. – Kevan Miller scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period, Tuukka Rask stopped 43 shots, and the Boston Bruins beat the New York Islanders, 5-2, last night. Reilly Smith, Patrice Bergeron, Torey Krug and …