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Boston Bruins' Matt Beleskey (39) checks New York Rangers' Derek Stepan (21) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Bruins extend streak with 4-3 win over Rangers

Friday, November 27, 2015

BOSTON — With less than 4 minutes left and their modest winning streak in jeopardy, the Boston Bruins pulled off a comeback that would have seemed improbable a few weeks ago. Ryan Spooner and David Krejci scored 2:03 apart late in the third period and the Bruins rallied to beat the New York Rangers 4-3 on Friday. “We didn’t stop …

Former Minuteman Frank Vatrano scores 2nd of game in OT, Bruins beat Red Wings 3-2

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — The Boston Bruins are steadily gaining ground in their division. Frank Vatrano scored his second goal of the game at 3:32 of overtime, giving the Bruins a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night. Vatrano deflected Colin Miller’s shot past Petr Mrazek for his third NHL goal. …

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 …

Streaking Bruins beat Lightning to remain unbeaten on road

Saturday, October 31, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. — The surprising Boston Bruins passed another early season challenge, completing a successful two-day swing through Florida. Jonas Gustavsson stopped 21 shots and Brett Connolly’s power-play goal snapped a third-period tie, helping the Bruins remain unbeaten …

Brad Marchand scores twice, Bruins defeat Panthers 3-1

Friday, October 30, 2015

SUNRISE, Fla. — Brad Marchand and the Boston Bruins’ power play are continuing to click. Marchand scored twice and Zdeno Chara picked up his first goal of the season to lead the Bruins to a 3-1 win over …

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 …