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Boston Bruins left wing Milan Lucic (17) skates onto the ice during NHL hockey training camp in Wilmington, Mass., Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Bruins eyeing redemption on 1st day of camp

Friday, September 19, 2014

WILMINGTON — The Boston Bruins conducted their first on-ice training camp practices for the new season on Friday, and they’re already thinking about redemption. The Bruins want to atone for the way last season ended. They had the best record in the NHL during the regular season with 117 points, then fell short of the Stanley Cup by losing in …

Bruins have some lineup questions entering preseason camp

Thursday, September 18, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins have some lineup questions entering training camp after a disappointing second-round exit in the playoffs. “Absolutely. Competition, with it comes uncertainty, and we’d all like things to be certain,” general manager Peter Chiarelli said. “But it also comes like the cream will rise to the top and I’m …

UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion drenched in hoops history

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

LOS ANGELES — The House That Wooden Built is waterlogged. Pauley Pavilion, UCLA’s storied basketball arena where John Wooden coached teams that won eight of his 10 national championships, was drying out Wednesday after the court was deluged by 10 inches of water when a 93-year-old pipe burst near the campus in Westwood. …

UMass’ Yevenko invited to Bruins rookie camp

Thursday, July 3, 2014

A week after Oleg Yevenko was honored as Hockey East’s co-Top Scholar Athlete for his 4.0 grade point average, the UMass rising senior defenseman got another indication that he might not need to put his management degree to …

Panthers have plenty of options with No. 1 pick

Thursday, June 26, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (ap) — The NHL may as well put out a casting call for a movie set in Philadelphia. The league sent its top draft prospects to all the tourist areas for photos and interviews, from the Rocky statue, to the baseball stadium, and, yes, the obligatory cheesesteak …

NHL salary cap to rise after record revenues

Thursday, June 26, 2014

NEW YORK — After a year of record revenues, the NHL salary cap is going up again. The exact figure for the 2014-15 hasn’t been set yet, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said Thursday following a meeting of the league’s board of governors, but he hoped it would be …

Bruins’ Tuukka Rask (Vezina), Patrice Bergeron (Selke) take home NHL awards

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby won his second Hart Trophy as the NHL’s most valuable player Tuesday night at the league’s postseason awards ceremony in Las Vegas. Crosby also collected the Art Ross Trophy as the league scoring …

Bruins don’t plan to be big players in free agency

Monday, June 23, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins don’t expect to make a major signing in free agency. A player drafted from a mediocre crop this week likely won’t make an immediate impact. So general manager Peter Chiarelli plans some small changes to improve the team that exited the playoffs earlier …

Boston Bruins Jacobs family mulls Buffalo Bills stadium

Friday, June 13, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The family of Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs is proposing to build a stadium to help secure the Buffalo Bills’ long-term future in the region, two people involved in discussions told The Associated Press. Executives …

Cam Neely bullish on Bruins’ future as Cup contenders

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Cam Neely says the Bruins are still set up to contend for the Stanley Cup for years to come. Speaking at a news conference a week after Boston was eliminated from the playoffs by archrival …

Bruins’ Milan Lucic not sorry for handshake line comment

Friday, May 16, 2014

BOSTON — The traditional post-series handshake between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens wasn’t the symbol of sportsmanship the NHL might be looking for. Bruins forward Milan Lucic said something to anger Montreal’s Dale Weise and Alexei Emelin …

Rangers show respect to Canadiens on eve of East finals

Friday, May 16, 2014

The Montreal Canadiens can rest easy. They won’t be disrespected by their next playoff opponent, If anything, the New York Rangers are giving them too much respect heading into Saturday’s opener of the Eastern Conference finals. The Canadiens come in following a bitter matchup with the Boston Bruins …

Despite NHL’s best record, Bruins done for season

Thursday, May 15, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins went to the TD Garden for Game 7 of their playoff series against Montreal knowing that someone’s season would end. They just never considered it might be theirs. “Oh, it’s tough to swallow,” …