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In this Nov. 22, 2014 photo, Harvard and Yale football teams compete in Harvard Stadium in Cambridge, Mass. Boston is bidding on the 2024 Summer Olympics, and Harvard Stadium could be used as a venue for field hockey. The crux of the proposal is a walkable, sustainable, technology-based event that would harness the resources of the area’s 100 colleges and universities to keep the Games affordable and compact. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

Boston wants to take Olympics back to school

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

BOSTON — Field hockey at Harvard Stadium. Fencing and archery at MIT. Horses for the equestrian events cared for at the Tufts Hospital for Large Animals. Welcome to the University Games. Boston is bidding on the 2024 Summer Olympics, and the crux of its proposal is a walkable, sustainable, technology-based event that would harness the resources of the Boston area’s …

Evgeni Malkin scores in OT, Penguins beat Bruins 3-2

Monday, November 24, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Evgeni Malkin scored his second goal of the night 32 seconds into overtime, giving the Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Monday. Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists, including a crossing pass for Malkin’s one-timer past goalie Tuukka Rask. Kris Letang had a pair …

Canadiens beat Bruins 2-0 behind Carey Price’s 33 saves

Saturday, November 22, 2014

BOSTON — Montreal winger Max Pacioretty had a simple explanation for why the Canadiens have had so much success lately against the Boston Bruins. They play just like them. Carey Price made 33 saves, Tomas Plekanec had a goal and an assist, and Montreal beat the Bruins 2-0 on Saturday night. The Canadiens …

Daniel Briere’s goal beats clock; Avs beat Bruins 2-1

Monday, October 13, 2014

BOSTON — The Colorado Avalanche haven’t showed much scoring prowess so far. That didn’t matter after Daniel Briere beat the clock for their first win of the season. Briere scored off a rebound with less than a second …

Alex Ovechkin lifts Caps to 4-0 win over Bruins

Sunday, October 12, 2014

BOSTON — If the Washington Captials can combine Alex Ovechkin’s scoring with strong defense every game, coach Barry Trotz will be enjoying a lot of victories this season. Ovechkin scored his first two goals of the season, Braden …

Red Wings open with a win, edge Bruins 2-1

Friday, October 10, 2014

DETROIT — When the Detroit Red Wings took the ice for their season opener, coach Mike Babcock’s team already had one significant advantage. The Red Wings hadn’t played the night before. The Boston Bruins had. “A month from …

Bruins beat Flyers 2-1 in season opener

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

BOSTON — Now in his 10th NHL season, Chris Kelly doesn’t get goose bumps the way he used to. But the Boston Bruins forward confessed to a bit of insomnia as he prepared for opening night against the …

NHL Preview: Western Conference teams reload for 2014-15

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Hockey is a booming business right now. After an attention-grabbing Olympic trip and an exciting postseason for the scandal-free NHL, revenue and television ratings have risen to record levels across a largely healthy, happy league. Yet the NHL …

Red Wings beat Bruins 4-3 in shootout

Saturday, October 4, 2014

BOSTON — Andrej Nestrasil and Gustav Nyquist scored in a shootout to give the Detroit Red Wings a 4-3 exhibition victory over the Boston Bruins on Saturday night. Nestrasil, Xavier Ouellet and Riley Sheahan scored in regulation for …

Ryan Spooner scores 2 goals as Bruins beat Islanders in preseason

Friday, October 3, 2014

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Ryan Spooner scored twice to lead the Boston Bruins to a 6-1 victory over the New York Islanders in a preseason game Friday night. Reilly Smith scored in his preseason debut for Boston after …

Season preview: Bruins look for more point production in 2014-15

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

BOSTON — It’s still difficult for Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask to take pride in his Vezina Trophy win from a season ago. Rask led the league in shutouts with seven, finished second in save percentage at .930 …

Chiarelli completes Bruins roster with Krug, Smith

Monday, September 29, 2014

BOSTON — It took Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli 10 days into training camp, but he finally has all his players signed and ready to go for the 2014-15 season. Chiarelli completed his roster Monday, when he re-signed defenseman Torey Krug and forward Reilly Smith to one-year contracts, …

Ovechkin scores twice, Capitals beat Bruins

Friday, September 26, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin had two power-play goals and Troy Brouwer scored at 2:12 of overtime to give the Washington Capitals a 5-4 exhibition victory over the Boston Bruins on Friday night. Liam O’Brien tied it at …