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JERREY ROBERTS
University of Massachusetts goalie Mac Haight, left, and teammate Oleg Yevenko defend Boston College players Ryan Fitzgerald, second from left, and Adam Gilmour Thursday at the Mullins Center. Joel Hanley looks on, top right.

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 use for a while. Yevenko will take part in Boston Bruins rookie camp next week (July 8-13) at Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington. … 0

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 stand. But much like the fictional fighter who conquered the odds, only one standout can … 0

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 worked out with the players’ association in time for the start of the two-day entry … 0

Bruins try to finish off Canadiens in Game 6

Sunday, May 11, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins have two chances to finish off the archrival Canadiens. They are only thinking about the first one. “It’s going to be awesome,” Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller said, looking ahead to Game 6 in … 0

Bruins beat Canadiens 4-2 to take 3-2 series lead

Saturday, May 10, 2014

BOSTON — It took the Boston Bruins five years to score a power-play goal in the playoffs against the Montreal Canadiens. They needed only 32 seconds to do it again. Reilly Smith and Jarome Iginla scored on back-to-back … 0

Bruins set for Game 5 fresh off Matt Fraser’s overtime winner

Friday, May 9, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Matt Fraser was eating a burrito in Providence, Rhode Island, when he got the word that he was being promoted from the minor leagues to join the Boston Bruins for their playoff series against the … 0

Matt Fraser lifts Bruins past Canadiens, 1-0 in OT

Thursday, May 8, 2014

MONTREAL (AP) — Matt Fraser scored at 1:19 of overtime to give the Boston Bruins a 1-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night, tying the Eastern Conference semifinal series 2-2. Making his NHL playoff debut after … 0

Canadiens fourth-line winger getting unexpected attention

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

BROSSARD, Quebec (AP) — Dale Weise is finding out what it’s like to be a Montreal Canadien when they’re winning in the springtime. Some were not happy when general manager Marc Bergevin sent defenseman Raphael Diaz to Vancouver Canucks for the little-known Weise on Feb. 3 Now the … 0

Canadiens jump on Bruins early, take 2-1 series lead

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

MONTREAL (AP) — P.K. Subban is having a series to remember for the Montreal Canadiens. Subban, Dale Weise and Lars Eller each had a goal and an assist, Carey Price made 26 saves, and Montreal beat the Boston … 0

Bruins, Canadiens continue mind games on eve of Game 3

Monday, May 5, 2014

BROSSARD, Quebec (AP) — The mind games have started in the Boston-Montreal playoff series. Canadiens coach Michel Therrien said Monday his team will not be thrown off by what he feels is an attempt by the Bruins to … 0

Canadiens goalie Carey Price finds lost dogs with Twitter help

Monday, May 5, 2014

MONTREAL (AP) — Carey Price can go back to worrying about the Boston Bruins with the help of Twitter, a local radio station and a sharp-eyed fan. The Montreal Canadiens goaltender’s two Labrador retrievers got loose overnight. But, … 0

Canadiens happy to head home tied 1-1 with Bruins

Sunday, May 4, 2014

MONTREAL — The Canadiens are choosing to look on the bright side as they return to Montreal after earning a two-game split in Boston. Sure they could be leading the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series 2-0 with the … 0

Bruins rally to beat Canadiens 5-3 in Game 2

Saturday, May 3, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins rallied from two goals down to avoid another two-game deficit against the archrival Montreal Canadiens. Reilly Smith scored the go-ahead goal with 3:32 left and Boston scored four times in eight minutes to … 0