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New York Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault answers a question as he speaks to members of the media at the Rangers Westchester training facility in Greenburgh, N.Y., Monday, June 1, 2015, in New York. The Rangers came up a game short of making the Stanley Cup finals for the second straight year. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

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 3-0 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday. Boston forward Brad Marchand was penalized for goaltender interference 7:59 into the third period …

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 apart late in the third period and the Bruins rallied to beat the New York …

Vatrano scores twice, including OT winner, to lift Bruins over Red Wings

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

DETROIT – Frank Vatrano scored his second goal of the game at 3:32 of overtime, giving the Boston Bruins a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night. Vatrano deflected Colin Miller’s shot past Petr Mrazek for his third NHL goal. Miller scored the tying goal with 1:44 left in the …

Bruins busy on first day of free agency

Thursday, July 2, 2015

BOSTON – Boston Bruins rookie General Manager Don Sweeney went into the first day of NHL free agency intent on improving his team’s feeble offense, which ranked 22nd in the league last season. Sweeney added two wingers Wednesday he thinks will be a major part of the solution …

Sharks acquire goalie Martin Jones from Bruins

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

SAN JOSE, Calif. – The San Jose Sharks found their starting goaltender for next season, acquiring Martin Jones in a trade from the Boston Bruins on Tuesday. The Sharks sent a 2016 first-round pick and unsigned forward prospect Sean Kuraly to the Bruins for Jones, four days after …

Bruins’ 2015 draft picks

Saturday, June 27, 2015

The Bruins’ 10 draft picks with round, overall pick and last year’s team: 1 (13) Jakub Zboril, D, Saint John (QMJHL) 1 (14) Jake DeBrusk, LW, Swift Current (WHL) 1 (15) Zachary Senyshyn, RW, Sault Ste. Marie (OHL) 2 (37) Brandon Carlo, D, Tri-City, (WHL) 2 (45) Jakob …

Bruins deal veterans Lucic, Hamilton on draft day

Saturday, June 27, 2015

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins makeover that began in the front office has reached the front line on offense and the top pairing on defense. The Bruins traded left wing Milan Lucic to the Los Angeles Kings and …

Bruins deal Soderberg to Avalanche for draft choice

Friday, June 26, 2015

The Colorado Avalanche acquired Swedish forward Carl Soderberg from the Boston Bruins on Thursday for a sixth-round pick in 2016. The 29-year-old Soderberg had 13 goals and 31 assists last season. He adds depth to a Colorado front line that already includes Nathan MacKinnon, Matt Duchene, Gabriel Landeskog, …

Bruins’ Bergeron wins Selke Trophy as top defensive forward

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The Bruins’ Patrice Bergeron won the Selke Trophy as the NHL’s best defensive forward for the third time in four years on Wednesday night at the NHL Awards show in Las Vegas. Bergeron also won the award in …

Julien says keeping Bruins job doesn’t guarantee stability

Thursday, June 11, 2015

WILMINGTON, Mass. – Claude Julien knows that just because he’s now the NHL’s longest-tenured coach it doesn’t mean his stint with the Boston Bruins has more stability. “It just means that I’m probably the next one to fall …

Bruins GM Sweeney: Julien to return as coach for ninth season

Saturday, June 6, 2015

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Making no apologies for how long it took to reach a decision, Boston Bruins rookie General Manager Don Sweeney is confident that retaining Coach Claude Julien for a ninth season is best for his team. …

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’ 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 …

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 …

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 …