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Boston Bruins center David Krejci (46) celebrates a goal by defenseman Torey Krug as New York Islanders left wing Josh Bailey (12) and goalie Jaroslav Halak (41) react during the third period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Uniondale, N.Y. The Bruins won 5-2. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Tuukka Rask, Bruins cruise past Islanders 5-2

Thursday, January 29, 2015

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Kevan Miller helped the Boston Bruins get off to a winning start after the All-Star break. Miller scored the go-ahead goal with 3.4 seconds left in the second period, leading the Bruins to a 5-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night. Tuukka Rask stopped 43 shots, and Reilly Smith, Patrice Bergeron, Torey Krug and …

Tavares scores 4, Team Toews outscores Team Foligno, 17-12

Sunday, January 25, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio — It was enough to give a goalie nightmares: A record 29 goals, 25 players with at least two points and eight with at least four. In addition to the high-profile superstars who didn’t make it to Ohio’s capital city for the NHL All-Star game, defense also took a holiday. John …

B’s win streak snapped by Blue Jackets

Sunday, January 18, 2015

BOSTON — Stuck in a four-game losing streak, the Columbus Blue Jackets rested their All-Star goalie and let backup Curtis McElhinney have another shot at the Boston Bruins. McElhinney answered with 34 saves as Columbus ended its own skid and stopped Boston’s five-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory over the Bruins on …

Bruins take 45 shots in 5-2 win over Red Wings

Monday, December 29, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins have been dealing with injuries all season — just not this well. Humbled on the road two nights before and playing without two of their top forwards, the Bruins pounced quickly on Detroit …

Blue Jackets clobber Bruins 6-2

Sunday, December 28, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Kevin Connauton has found a home on the Columbus blue line. He had a goal and two assists and the Blue Jackets scored four times in the second period for a 6-2 win against the …

Marchand, Eriksson lead Bruins over Predators 5-3

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

BOSTON — Loui Eriksson and Brad Marchand scored two goals apiece and Patrice Bergeron had three assists for the Boston Bruins in a 5-3 win over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night. David Krejci also scored for the …

Bruins rally for 4-3 overtime win against Sabres

Monday, December 22, 2014

BOSTON — Dougie Hamilton got the Boston Bruins to overtime, and then Loui Eriksson stepped up again. Eriksson scored 2:14 into the extra session, and the Bruins rallied to beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 on Sunday night. Hamilton …

Michael Hutchinson makes 30 saves, Jets beat Bruins

Friday, December 19, 2014

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Boston draft pick Michael Hutchinson had some fun at the Bruins’ expense. Hutchinson made 30 saves and Mathieu Perreault broke a tie with 23 seconds left in the second period in the Winnipeg Jets’ …

Loui Eriksson’s OT goal gives Bruins 3-2 win vs. Wild

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Loui Eriksson’s goal 1:30 into overtime gave Boston a 3-2 win over Minnesota on Wednesday night, only the second victory for the Bruins in eight games and the fourth loss for the Wild in …

Derek Roy’s shootout goal lifts Predators to 3-2 win over Bruins

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Derek Roy scored the only goal of the shootout to give the Nashville Predators a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night. Mike Fisher and Mike Ribeiro had goals in regulation for Nashville, …

Dave Cameron earns 1st NHL win, Senators beat Bruins

Saturday, December 13, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Dave Cameron had to wait a few extra minutes to earn his first victory as an NHL coach. The Ottawa Senators wound up with the win Saturday when Bobby Ryan and Mikka Zibanjad scored in …

Blackhawks lose Toews, but beat Bruins 3-2

Friday, December 12, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins got their captain back on the ice for the first time in seven weeks. The Chicago Blackhawks lost theirs, and they hope he won’t be gone much at all. The Blackhawks beat the …

NHL enforcers — and fights — are slowly vanishing

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

PHILADELPHIA — Dave Schultz would drop his gloves in a flash, his bare fists pummeling away at unprotected faces in fits of fury so ferocious he became known as “The Hammer.” Schultz was the intimidating backbone of Philadelphia’s …