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Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard makes a save as defenseman Niklas Kronwall (55) and Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron look for the rebound during the second period of Game 1 of a first-round NHL playoff hockey series in Boston on Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Pavel Datsyuk’s late goal lifts Detroit over Boston in Game 1

Friday, April 18, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins worked all season to get home-ice advantage throughout the playoffs. It vanished with a flick of Pavel Datsyuk’s wrist. Just like that, on Datsyuk’s goal with 3:01 left, the Detroit Red Wings got the upper hand with a 1-0 win in the opener of the best-of-seven playoff series Friday night. “We know we’re good enough,” … 0

Bruins set for fresh start after regular season

Thursday, April 17, 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 … 0

Bruins center Patrice Bergeron gets boost from Olympics

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

WILMINGTON (AP) — 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

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

NCAA Men’s Tournament Recaps: Stanford, Baylor score upsets

Sunday, March 23, 2014

RALEIGH, N.C. — Jarnell Stokes had 17 points and a career-high-tying 18 rebounds, and Tennessee denied Mercer a second straight upset in the NCAA tournament with an 83-63 win. Josh Richardson had a career-high 26 points and Antonio … 0

Bruins rally in 3rd period, win 12th in a row

Sunday, March 23, 2014

GLENDALE, Ariz. — For the first time in seven games, the Boston Bruins actually fell behind. It didn’t last, and the third-longest win streak in franchise history is still alive. The Bruins scored three times in the third … 0

Bruins blank Avalanche for 11th straight win

Saturday, March 22, 2014

DENVER — Patrice Bergeron and Carl Soderberg each had a goal, Chad Johnson stopped 31 shots for his third career shutout, and the Boston Bruins beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-0 on Friday night for their 11th win in … 0

Bruins roll to 10th straight win, beat Devils 4-2

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

NEWARK, N.J. — Brad Marchand and Jarome Iginla scored in a 59-second span early in the second period and the Boston Bruins beat the New Jersey Devils 4-2 on Tuesday night for their 10th straight win. Patrice Bergeron … 0

Bruins extend winning streak to 9; beat Wild 4-1

Monday, March 17, 2014

BOSTON — Jarome Iginla’s slow start in Boston is now a distant memory. Iginla scored two goals, Tuukka Rask stopped 33 shots, and the Eastern Conference-leading Bruins extended their winning streak to nine games with a 4-1 win … 0

Bruins beat Coyotes 2-1 for 7th straight win

Thursday, March 13, 2014

BOSTON — With one month to go in the NHL’s regular season, the Boston Bruins have taken over the top spot in the Eastern Conference standings. Tuukka Rask made 21 saves and the Bruins beat the Phoenix Coyotes … 0

Stars’ Peverley out of hospital, with teammates

Thursday, March 13, 2014

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley is out of the hospital and spending time with his teammates three days after he collapsed on the bench during a game. The team said Peverley was released from … 0