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New York Islanders left wing Cory Conacher (89) falls back after being punched by Boston Bruins center Chris Kelly (23) despite the efforts of linesman Derek Nansen (70) during the third period of an NHL preseason hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. The Islanders won 5-3. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Clutterbuck leads Islanders to 5-3 win over Bruins

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

BOSTON – Cal Clutterbuck scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:19 left in the third period, sending the New York Islanders to a 5-3 preseason win over the Boston Bruins last night. Kyle Okposo, Cory Conacher and defenseman T.J. Brennan also scored for the Islanders. Scott Mayfield added an empty-net goal. Boston rallied from two goals down to tie it 3-all … 0

Chiarelli inks Krug, Smith to deals to round out Bruins roster

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

BOSTON – It took Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli 10 days into training camp, but he finally has all his players signed and ready to go for the 2014-15 season. Chiarelli completed his roster yesterday, when he re-signed defenseman Torey Krug and forward Reilly Smith to one-year contracts, both worth an annual salary-cap … 0

Leino helps Bruins beat Red Wings, 3-1

Sunday, September 28, 2014

DETROIT – Ville Leino broke a tie with 4:40 left and the Boston Bruins beat the Detroit Red Wings, 3-1, in an exhibition game last night. Dougie Hamilton had a goal and an assist and Brad Marchand also scored for Boston (2-1-1). Tuukka Rask made 14 saves in the first two periods, and … 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

Red Wings look to focus on speed over strength vs. Bruins

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings have figured out what they need to do to beat the Boston Bruins. Detroit used its skill to win Game 1 against the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Bruins. Boston evened its first-round series against … 0

Bruins strike early, often in dominant Game 2 victory

Monday, April 21, 2014

BOSTON – Two power-play goals and stingy penalty killing ended the Boston Bruins’ offensive drought and tied their playoff series. Reilly Smith and Zdeno Chara scored with a man advantage, the Detroit Red Wings got just one shot … 0

Skating room at a premium in playoff opener

Sunday, April 20, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins’ rink is 200 feet long by 85 feet wide, just like all the others in the NHL. So much ice. But in the playoff opener with the Detroit Red Wings, so little room … 0