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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

Streaking Bruins beat Canadiens 4-1

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

MONTREAL (AP) — Tuukka Rask didn’t look like a goalie who has had fits trying to beat the Montreal Canadiens. Rask stopped Max Pacioretty and Alex Galchenyuk on first-period breakaways and the Boston Bruins stretched their winning streak … 0

Former Bruin Rich Peverley will sit for season after collapse on Dallas bench

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

DALLAS — Rich Peverley will not play again this season after collapsing on the bench during a game. Whether the Dallas Stars’ forward will ever play again won’t be known until after more extensive work is done to … 0

Former Bruin Rich Peverley hospitalized, Dallas teammates try to regroup

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

ST. LOUIS — Stars forward Rich Peverley remained hospitalized Tuesday in Dallas, undergoing heart tests after collapsing on the bench during a game that was postponed. His teammates? They are trying to deal with what they saw. After … 0

Former Bruins forward Rich Peverley collapses on Dallas bench

Monday, March 10, 2014

DALLAS — Once Rich Peverley collapsed on the Dallas bench, neither the Stars or visiting Columbus Blue Jackets felt up to finishing the game. With the Blue Jackets leading 1-0 early in the first period on Monday night, … 0

Bruins win 5th straight, top Panthers 5-2

Sunday, March 9, 2014

SUNRISE, Fla. — The Boston Bruins’ domination of the Florida Panthers continued. Well, the Bruins are beating just about everyone lately. Torey Krug scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and the Bruins won their season-high fifth … 0

Tuukka Rask’s 6th shutout gives Bruins 3-0 win over Caps

Thursday, March 6, 2014

BOSTON — Tuukka Rask got the first win of his career against Washington, Gregory Campbell and Loui Eriksson scored second-period goals and the Boston Bruins beat the Capitals 3-0 on Thursday night. Rask’s sixth shutout of the season … 0

NHL teams make a flurry of deals before deadline

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Martin St. Louis told Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman more than once he wanted to play for another team. The reigning NHL scoring leader got his wish — hours before the league’s trade deadline — in … 0

David Krejci hat trick lifts B’s over Tim Thomas, Panthers

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

BOSTON — David Krejci scored three goals for the Boston Bruins in a 4-1 win over Florida on Tuesday night, hours after the Panthers made a series of deals to retool their lineup. Jarome Iginla also scored for … 0

Rask, Hamilton help Bruins top Rangers 6-3

Sunday, March 2, 2014

NEW YORK — Tuukka Rask made 19 saves in a one-sided first period, and defenseman Dougie Hamilton had a goal and two assists to lift the Boston Bruins to a 6-3 victory over the Rangers on Sunday night … 0

Matt D’Agostini lifts Sabres to 5-4 OT win over Bruins

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Matt D’Agostini and the last-place Buffalo Sabres caught Zdeno Chara and the Atlantic Division-leading Boston Bruins by surprise Wednesday night. After squandering a 3-1 lead, the Sabres rallied for two goals in the span of … 0