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Boston Bruins' David Krejci (46) celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Boston, Saturday, April 12, 2014. The Bruins won 4-1. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Bruins set for fresh start after regular season

Friday, April 18, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins won the Presidents’ Trophy by leading the NHL with 117 points. Another number shows just how much, or little, that means. “I heard about 40 percent of the series are upsets in the first round,” Boston Coach Claude Julien said. “You have teams that have high expectations. You have teams that have nothing to lose … 0

Bruins’ Bergeron gets boost from Olympics

Thursday, April 17, 2014

WILMINGTON, Mass. – For Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron, the 2014 Olympics were about more than winning a second gold medal with Canada. The Sochi Games were a confidence boost that he harnessed when he returned to perhaps the best of his 10 NHL seasons. The top-seeded Bruins need Bergeron to maintain his … 0

Lot to like about Bruins as Stanley Cup playoffs arrive

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins had the NHL’s best record, allowed the second fewest goals and scored the third most. They have four strong lines, three solid defensive pairings and one of the best goalies. And they were 1-3 in the regular season against their first-round playoff opponent. The Detroit Red Wings will … 0

Jones shuts down Providence for 2-1 Monarchs victory

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Goaltender Martin Jones stopped 32 shots to backstop the Manchester Monarchs (25-10-2-4) to a 2-1 victory over Providence last night, extending their lead in the Atlantic Division to 10 points over the Bruins (20-13-1-5). Zach O’Brien scored the go-ahead goal at 5:33 of the third period. The Bruins … 0

Krug scores twice in Bruins’ 4-1 win over Jets

Sunday, January 5, 2014

BOSTON – Torey Krug became an instant favorite in Boston when he was called up during last year’s playoffs and had four goals in the first five NHL postseason games of his career. After a quick start this … 0

Marchand OT goal lifts Bruins over Nashville, 3-2

Thursday, January 2, 2014

BOSTON – Brad Marchand tried to poke the puck through the defender’s legs and then, to his surprise, found that he still had the puck. The Bruins forward took a couple of more strides and wristed it into … 0

Ray Duckler: Remembering Kyara, a light that never dims

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Kyara Mailhot’s photo, showing the bluest eyes you ever saw, provided some warmth on a really cold day. The people raising money in Kyara’s name stood shivering outside two markets, their faces red and raw. Kyara’s story only … 0

Tavares, Nielsen help Islanders rally past Bruins, 5-3

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

BOSTON – John Tavares scored 32 seconds into the third period and added a power-play goal with 6:43 left as the New York Islanders rallied for a 5-3 win over the Boston Bruins last night. Frans Nielsen also … 0

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Find it online Due to an early deadline last night, the game between the Boston Bruins and New York Islanders was still in progress at press time. For a recap of the game, see … 0

Bruins’ Seidenberg out for season with knee injury

Sunday, December 29, 2013

BOSTON – Boston Bruins defenseman Dennis Seidenberg will miss the rest of the season because of torn knee ligaments. He was injured in the third period Friday night when he became entangled with Ottawa forward Cory Conacher behind the Bruins goal. Seidenberg tore his anterior cruciate ligament and … 0

Senators slip past Bruins, 4-3

Sunday, December 29, 2013

OTTAWA – Bobby Ryan scored at 15:25 of the third period and the Ottawa Senators defeated the Boston Bruins, 4-3, last night. Patrick Wiercioch, Cory Conacher and Zack Smith also scored for the Senators. Craig Anderson stopped 29 … 0

The good, bad and weird of 2013 NFL season

Saturday, December 28, 2013

The Associated Press will hand out its NFL honors such as MVP, Coach of the Year and Comeback Player in a nationally televised show the night before the Super Bowl. Here are some very unofficial, offbeat awards. Best … 0

Rask makes 33 saves in Bruins’ shutout of Senators

Saturday, December 28, 2013

BOSTON – Reilly Smith is opening a lot of eyes and scoring a lot of goals. Smith scored two goals, and Tuukka Rask made 33 saves for his fourth shutout of the season to lift the Boston Bruins … 0

Bruins come out firing, beat Predators, 6-2

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Carl Soderberg scored on the power play and had two assists, Jarome Iginla added a pair of goals and the Boston Bruins beat the Nashville Predators, 6-2, last night. Brad Marchand, Matt Fraser and Reilly … 0

Krejci keys Bruins’ 4-1 win over Sabres

Sunday, December 22, 2013

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins keep rolling at home. David Krejci snapped a tie and set up Milan Lucic’s goal as the Bruins earned a split of a two-game set with a 4-1 victory last night. Reilly Smith … 0