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FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2015, file photo, Tampa Bay Lightning's Brett Connolly celebrates his goal against the Montreal Canadiens during the second period of an NHL hockey game  in Montreal. The Boston Bruins have acquired Connolly from the Lightning for second-round draft picks this year and next.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson, File)

Bruins get busy at deadline, land Connolly and Talbot to boost offense

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

BOSTON – Determined to protect their playoff spot, the Boston Bruins added more offense and grit up front. Boston acquired forwards Maxime Talbot and Paul Carey from Colorado at the NHL trade deadline yesterday, not long after picking up forward Brett Connolly from Tampa Bay. The Bruins also got forward Zack Phillips from the Minnesota Wild for forward Jared Knight in a swap of minor leaguers. Boston sent forward Jordan Caron and the Bruins’ sixth-round pick next year to the Avalanche. The Lightning will get the Bruins’ second-round picks this year and next. Connolly has 12 goals, three assists and 38 penalty minutes in 50 …

Bruins earn two important points with rout of struggling Coyotes

Sunday, March 1, 2015

The Boston Bruins are in a tight race for one of the Eastern Conference’s final playoff spots, and they knew they couldn’t slip up against a struggling team. They didn’t. Milan Lucic, Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand and Zdeno Chara each had a goal and an assist, helping the Bruins send the Arizona Coyotes …

Spooner scores first NHL goal as Bruins beat Devils in OT

Saturday, February 28, 2015

NEWARK, N.J. – For the Boston Bruins, Ryan Spooner could not have picked a better time to get his first NHL goal. Spooner scored with 2:14 left in overtime and the Bruins defeated the New Jersey Devils, 3-2, last night to win for only the second time in nine games (2-5-2). “It was …

Bruins show attitude in impressive 5-2 win over Red Wings

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins have been dealing with injuries all season – just not this well. Humbled on the road two nights before and playing without two of their top forwards, the Bruins pounced quickly on Detroit …

Connauton helps lead Blue Jackets over Bruins, 6-2

Sunday, December 28, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Kevin Connauton had a goal and two assists and the Columbus Blue Jackets scored four times in the second period for a 6-2 win against the Boston Bruins last night. Scott Hartnell, in his first …

Marchand, Eriksson lead Bruins over Predators, 5-3

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

BOSTON – Loui Eriksson and Brad Marchand scored two goals apiece and Patrice Bergeron had three assists for the Boston Bruins in a 5-3 win over the Nashville Predators last night. David Krejci also scored for the Bruins, …

Bruins rally for 4-3 overtime win against Sabres

Monday, December 22, 2014

BOSTON – Dougie Hamilton got the Boston Bruins to overtime, and then Loui Eriksson stepped up again. Eriksson scored 2:14 into the extra session, and the Bruins rallied to beat the Buffalo Sabres, 4-3, last night. Hamilton scored …

Strong third period lifts Monarchs to 5-4 win over Providence

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Brian O’Neill and Jordan Weal scored to break a third-period tie and lift the Manchester Monarchs to a 5-4 win over the Providence Bruins last night. With the score tied at three, O’Neill tallied a power-play marker 2:17 into the period, and Weal followed with a score at …

Hutchinson makes 30 saves as Jets beat Bruins, 2-1

Saturday, December 20, 2014

WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Michael Hutchinson made 30 saves and Dustin Byfuglien broke a tie with 23 seconds left in the second period in the Winnipeg Jets’ 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins last night. Evander Kane also scored …

Eriksson’s OT goal gives Bruins 3-2 win vs. Wild

Thursday, December 18, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Loui Eriksson’s goal 1:30 into overtime gave Boston a 3-2 win over Minnesota last night, only the second victory for the Bruins in eight games and the fourth loss for the Wild in the …

Roy’s shootout goal lifts Predators to 3-2 win over Bruins

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Derek Roy scored the only goal of the shootout to give the Nashville Predators a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins last night. Mike Fisher and Mike Ribeiro had goals in regulation for Nashville, which …

Cameron earns first NHL win as Senators beat Bruins in shootout

Sunday, December 14, 2014

BOSTON – Dave Cameron had to wait a few extra minutes to earn his first victory as an NHL coach. The Ottawa Senators wound up with the win yesterday when Bobby Ryan and Mikka Zibanjad scored in a …

Blackhawks lose Toews, beat Bruins, 3-2

Friday, December 12, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins got their captain back on the ice for the first time in seven weeks. The Chicago Blackhawks lost theirs, and they hope he won’t be gone much at all. The Blackhawks beat the …

NHL: Bruins show some life

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Brad Marchand scored twice, Tuukka Rask stopped 31 shots and the Boston Bruins used a quick start to beat the reeling Arizona Coyotes, 5-2, last night and avoid a winless road trip. Kevan Miller, Simon Gagne and Loui …

Hamilton’s OT goal lifts Bruins over Jets, 2-1

Friday, November 28, 2014

BOSTON – Dougie Hamilton scored 3:39 into overtime, and the Boston Bruins rallied for a 2-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets last night. Carl Soderberg assisted on both goals for Boston, which held off the Jets during a …