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Bruins sign backup G Gustavsson to 1-year, $700,000 contract

Monday, October 5, 2015

The Boston Bruins signed backup goalier Jonas Gustavsson to a one-year, $700,000 deal Sunday. The former Red Wings and Maple Leafs goalie is expected to back up Tuukka Rask. Gustavsson, 30, has appeared in 148 NHL games, posting a 60-55-21 record with a 2.89 goals against average and .901 save percentage. He represented Sweden in the 2014 Olympics and won a silver medal. Rask played 70 games last season, and …

Bruins lose to Capitals in final preseason game

Saturday, October 3, 2015

T.J. Oshie and Evgeny Kuznetsov scored in a shootout to give the Washington Capitals a 2-1 victory over the Bruins on Friday night in Boston’s preseason finale. Alex Ovechkin tied it for Washington with 2:34 left in regulation. Philip Grubauer made six saves for the Capitals in the first period, and Braden Holtby stopped 23 shots the rest of the way. Loui Eriksson …

Bruins defenseman Chara back on skates; Seidenberg still recovering

Friday, October 2, 2015

BOSTON – Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara is already in midseason form when it comes to talking – or not talking – about injuries. The Bruins’ captain returned to the ice this week after sustaining an undisclosed upper body injury in a Sept. 24 exhibition game against the New York Rangers. But he’s …

Bruins’ Marchand scores twice in 3-2 OT win vs Flyers

Sunday, March 8, 2015

BOSTON – Boston’s Brad Marchand worked harder during the offseason to be stronger late in games. The Bruins were sure glad he was out there yesterday. Marchand scored the tying goal and the game-winner in a 3-2 overtime …

Flames beat Bruins, 4-3, in shootout

Friday, March 6, 2015

BOSTON – Sean Monahan scored Calgary’s first goal at Boston in more than eight years, and the Flames earned their first road win against the Bruins since 2003 with a 4-3 shootout victory last night. David Schlemko ended …

Motor mishap: Indians manager Francona’s scooter wrecked

Friday, March 6, 2015

GOODYEAR, Ariz. – The Indians have their first major injury of the spring – Manager Terry Francona’s red scooter is on the disabled list. Francona said yesterday that the scooter he rides around during training camp and to …

Bruins newcomer Connolly breaks finger, out six weeks

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Two days after he was acquired in a trade with the Tampa Bay Lightning, Bruins forward Brett Connolly broke a finger on his right hand at practice yesterday and will be sidelined for six weeks. Connolly, 22, was hit in the hand by a puck during practice at …

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 …

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 …

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, …

Lack not lacking as Canucks defeat Bruins, 2-1

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

BOSTON – Eddie Lack has hardly looked like a backup goalie since Vancouver starter Ryan Miller was injured in a collision with a teammate. Lack had 40 saves as the Canucks beat the struggling Boston Bruins, 2-1, last …

Bruins’ Krejci out four to six weeks with knee injury

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The Boston Bruins will be without top-line center David Krejci for four to six weeks with a partially torn MCL in his left knee, General Manager Peter Chairelli said last night. Krejci was injured during the Bruins’ 5-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues on Friday when he …

Eddie Shore jersey sells for $119,500

Monday, February 23, 2015

TORONTO – An NHL jersey worn by Hall of Fame defenseman Eddie Shore sold for $119,500. Shore’s Boston Bruins No. 2 jersey was sold to an unidentified collector from New York on Saturday night. Previous owner Scott Johnston had planned to frame the jersey and hang it up …

Bruins rout Blackhawks, 6-2, to end 6-game losing streak

Monday, February 23, 2015

CHICAGO – Patrice Bergeron was happier that the Boston Bruins ended their losing streak than he was about reaching a personal milestone. Bergeron opened the scoring with his 200th goal, then added two assists in Boston’s four-goal second …

Subban’s Bruins debut one to forget

Saturday, February 21, 2015

ST. LOUIS – At 23, Vladimir Tarasenko became the youngest St. Louis player to score 30 goals in 23 years. Two years younger than Tarasenko, Boston Bruins goalie Malcolm Subban wanted a do-over. “You try to score on …