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Boston Bruins David Krejci, left, scores the Bruins' winning shoot out goal on Toronto Maple Leafs James Reimer in an NHL hockey game in Toronto on Monday, Nov. 23, 2015. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

David Krejci scores in shootout, Bruins beat Maple Leafs

Monday, November 23, 2015

TORONTO (AP) — David Krejci scored the only goal in the shootout and Patrice Bergeron extended his point streak to eight games as the Boston Bruins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 on Monday night to sweep a home-and-home series. Brad Marchand scored twice and Zac Rinaldo also had a goal in regulation for the Bruins (11-8-1), who defeated Toronto …

Loui Eriksson scores 3 goals, Bruins beat Wild 4-2

Thursday, November 19, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Loui Eriksson can’t help shake the comparisons to Dallas Stars forward Tyler Seguin. Eriksson scored three goals and the Boston Bruins beat the slumping Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Thursday night. “He isn’t the same player as Tyler and he won’t ever score 40 or 50 goals,” Bruins coach Claude Julien …

NHL to play 3-on-3 All-Star tournament

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL will play a 3-on-3 All-Star tournament instead of a traditional All-Star game. The NHL and the players union announced the format change Wednesday for the Sunday, Jan. 31 event in Nashville, Tennessee. Players will represent the Pacific, Central, Atlantic and Metropolitan divisions in the $1 million winner-take-all tournament that will have three 20-minute games. The Central will …

Tuukka Rask stops 24 shots; Bruins blank Coyotes 6-0

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

BOSTON — The big offensive night was nice. The shutout made the Boston Bruins feel a lot better. Tuukka Rask made 24 saves for his first shutout, David Krejci scored twice and the Bruins beat the Arizona Coyotes …

Pastrnak lifts Bruins to 5-3 win over Islanders

Friday, October 23, 2015

NEW YORK — After a slow start, the Boston Bruins picked up their intensity in the second period and rolled over the New York Islanders. David Pastrnak broke a tie late in the second period and Boston scored …

Claude Giroux sinks Bruins in OT

Thursday, October 22, 2015

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins seemed ready to put this one away before Philadelphia backup goaltender Steve Mason came up with a terrific save. It sparked a Flyers’ comeback. Claude Giroux’s second goal, coming on a power play …

Jimmy Hayes leads Bruins to win over Avalanche

Thursday, October 15, 2015

DENVER — Jimmy Hayes, the first one is always the toughest to earn, right? “It’s nice to go to the net and bang home a rebound,” he said. Not his goal. A win. “Sorry,” Hayes quickly responded, “feel …

Steven Stamkos earns 500th point in Tampa Bay’s 6-3 win over Bruins

Monday, October 12, 2015

BOSTON — Loaded with postseason experience on a roster that’s nearly identical to last season, the Tampa Bay Lightning are off to another strong start. Steven Stamkos scored his 500th career point with a tiebreaking power-play goal that …

Montreal dominates Boston in 4-2 win Saturday

Sunday, October 11, 2015

BOSTON — The Montreal Canadiens were in the lead just 85 seconds in and in command for nearly all 60 minutes. Lars Eller scored twice and Alex Galchenyuk had three assists as the Canadiens beat the Boston Bruins …

Jets beat Bruins 6-2 in opener, snap 13-game losing streak in Boston

Thursday, October 8, 2015

BOSTON — Chris Thorburn and Nicolas Petan scored in the third period after Boston came within one goal, and the Winnipeg Jets opened the season with a 6-2 victory over the Bruins on Thursday night. It was the …

Boston Bruins at a glance

Monday, October 5, 2015

BOSTON BRUINS LAST SEASON: 41-27-14, 96 points. Fifth in Atlantic Division. Missed playoffs for first time since 2007. COACH: Claude Julien (ninth season, 13th NHL season). ADDED: F Jimmy Hayes, D Matt Irwin, F Matt Beleskey LOST: D Dougie Hamilton, F Milan Lucic, F Daniel Paille, F Carl …

Bruins hoping playoff drought is a short one

Monday, October 5, 2015

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins didn’t quite clean house after missing the playoffs for the first time since 2007. It was more like a little tidying up. General manager Peter Chiarelli was fired, but coach Claude Julien stayed. Chiarelli was replaced by his former assistant, Don Sweeney, maintaining …

Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara back on skates, Dennis Seidenberg still recovering

Thursday, October 1, 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 …