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Boston Bruins left wing Milan Lucic (17) celebrates his go-ahead goal against the Florida Panthers with teammates David Pastrnak (88) and Ryan Spooner (51) during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Boston Tuesday, March 31, 2015. The Bruins won 3-2. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Lucic’s late goal helps Bruins beat Panthers, 3-2

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

BOSTON – The only thing more critical than winning for the Boston Bruins was doing it in regulation. Milan Lucic scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:09 left as Boston rallied to beat the Florida Panthers, 3-2, last night and maintained its hold on the eighth playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. “That makes it even bigger, especially with a team …

Bruins sitting in eighth in Eastern Conference

Sunday, March 29, 2015

BATTLE IN THE EAST A look at the Eastern Conference standings – the top eight teams make the playoffs – with records, points and games remaining: *Montreal 47-21-8 102 6 *N.Y. Rangers 47-21-7 101 7 Tampa Bay 46-23-7 99 6 N.Y. Islanders 45-27-5 95 5 Pittsburgh 42-23-11 95 6 Detroit 40-23-12 92 7 Washington 41-25-10 92 6 Boston 38-25-13 89 6 On the outside Ottawa 37-26-12 86 7 Florida 35-26-15 85 6 * - clinched playoff spot …

Pastrnak scores game-winner in OT as Bruins edge Hurricanes, 2-1

Sunday, March 29, 2015

RALEIGH, N.C. – A couple of rookies came up big for the Boston Bruins yesterday. David Pastrnak had a goal and an assist, scoring the winner on a nice centering pass from Carl Soderberg at 4:23 of overtime, and the Bruins earned a 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes. The victory put the …

Bruins’ Gagne won’t return to team due to personal reasons

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Boston Bruins forward Simon Gagne will not return to the team this year for personal reasons, General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced yesterday. “At this time Simon feels that he has to be home with his family and he …

Bruins top Flyers, 3-1, for third straight win

Sunday, January 11, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – The Boston Bruins are trying to determine whether 18-year-old rookie David Pastrnak has the physicality to remain on their roster. Now, they know he can score. Pastrnak scored his first two career NHL goals to lead …

Lucic scores two as Bruins top Devils, 3-0

Friday, January 9, 2015

BOSTON – After going to overtime in four straight games, the Boston Bruins needed much less time to take care of the New Jersey Devils. Milan Lucic scored a pair of goals, and backup Niklas Svedberg earned his …

Bruins top Penguins, 3-2, in overtime to snap losing streak

Thursday, January 8, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Patrice Bergeron scored twice, including a deflection past Pittsburgh’s Marc-Andre Fleury 2:43 into overtime to lift the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 victory over the Penguins last night. Bergeron got just enough of Milan Lucic’s blast …

Hurricanes top Bruins in shootout, 2-1

Monday, January 5, 2015

RALEIGH, N.C. – Eric Staal doesn’t often take part in the shootout. But the Carolina Hurricanes captain made the most of his chance yesterday, beating Tuukka Rask for the only shootout goal in a 2-1 victory. It was …

Bruins struggling of late in overtime

Monday, January 5, 2015

The Bruins have lost three straight games in overtime – two of them in a shootout. Here’s a breakdown of their overtime games: Through November (team record 14-9-1) Overtimes 3-1 Shootouts 2-0 December-January (team record 5-6-5) Overtimes 2-1 Shootouts 0-4 …

Ryan’s OT goal gives Senators 3-2 win over Bruins

Sunday, January 4, 2015

BOSTON – Ottawa Coach Dave Cameron chooses not to fret about his team’s five fruitless power plays against Boston, including a pair of 5-on-3 advantages in which the Senators failed to score. “You never pull your hair out …

Maple Leafs beat Bruins in shootout

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

BOSTON – Nazem Kadri and Mike Santorelli each scored in the shootout, lifting the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins last night. Phil Kessel had a goal and his 200th career assist in …

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 …