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FILE - In this April 12, 2014, file photo, Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby prepares to take a face off in the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers in Pittsburgh. Crosby crushed the competition in scoring, reaching the 100-point mark for the fifth time in his career. If Crosby can keep it up, he might hoist the Cup for the first time since 2009. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

NHL series: Boston v. Detroit

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

SEASON SERIES: Detroit won 3-1. Early in their last meeting on April 2 at Joe Louis Area, the Red Wings didn’t look as if they played in the same league as the Bruins. But the Red Wings rallied with two goals midway through the third period and held on for a 3-2 win that snapped Boston’s franchise-record road winning streak … 0

Hoisting the Stanley Cup without a hot goalie hard to do

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The NHL playoffs have arrived, which means it’s time for the goalies to get going. As simplistic as the adage can be, predictions of the Stanley Cup champion often tilt toward the guy in the crease producing the biggest saves of the spring. Hoisting the hallowed trophy is hard to do without a … 0

10 things to watch in the NHL playoffs

Monday, April 14, 2014

Here’s a look at 10 things to watch when the NHL playoffs begin Wednesday with a new format, some stars returning from injuries and renewed rivalries: NEW LOOK: Forget what you knew about how teams matched up in the playoffs. When the league went from having six divisions to four this season as … 0

Bruins bring experience to NHL playoffs

Monday, April 14, 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 … 0

B’s fall to Devils in regular season finale

Sunday, April 13, 2014

NEWARK, N.J. — Martin Brodeur made 16 saves in what might have been his last start in a 20-year career with the Devils and New Jersey beat Boston 3-2 on Sunday as the Bruins rested many of their … 0

Bruins fall to Jets in shootout

Thursday, April 10, 2014

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Bryan Little scored in the shootout to give the Winnipeg Jets a 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins in their last home game of the season Thursday night. Little beat Chad Johnson with a … 0

Playoff-bound Wild notch shootout win over Bruins

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Mikko Koivu scored for Minnesota and Ilya Bryzgalov denied all three Boston shots in the shootout, lifting the Wild to a 4-3 victory over the Bruins on Tuesday night that clinched a wild-card spot … 0

Bruins clinch top spot in East with 5-2 win

Sunday, April 6, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins own the NHL’s best home record. Now they know they’ll have home-ice advantage throughout the Eastern Conference playoffs. Johnny Boychuk scored the tiebreaking goal with 6:06 left in the third period, Milan Lucic … 0

Bruins fall to Maple Leafs in overtime

Thursday, April 3, 2014

TORONTO (AP) — Nazem Kadri gave the Toronto Maple Leafs a win they badly needed — and that still may not have helped them much as they try to make the playoffs. Kadri scored 2:51 into overtime and … 0

Gustav Nyquist scores to help Red Wings beat Bruins 3-2

Thursday, April 3, 2014

DETROIT — Gustav Nyquist broke a tie with 7:12 left in the third period, and the Detroit Red Wings held on to beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Wednesday night. Nyquist scored 1:42 after teammate Tomas Jurco tied … 0

Bruins beat Flyers 4-3 for 9th straight road win

Sunday, March 30, 2014

PHILADELPHIA — There is no secret to Boston’s road success. The Bruins play their system and play it well no matter where they plays. Patrice Bergeron scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and also tallied in … 0

Bergeron, Bruins blank Blackhawks 3-0

Thursday, March 27, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins weren’t content with a one-goal lead, not against the team that erased that same deficit to win the Stanley Cup in their building. So they scored two goals in a 13-second span early … 0

Canadiens stop Bruins’ 12-game win streak

Monday, March 24, 2014

BOSTON — Alex Galchenyuk scored the only shootout goal, and the Montreal Canadiens stopped the Boston Bruins’ 12-game winning streak with a 2-1 victory Monday night. The Bruins fell one game short of their longest winning streak since … 0