Daily Hampshire Gazette - Established 1786
Cloudy
54°
Cloudy
Hi 56° | Lo 33°

Bruins

Boston Bruins' Milan Lucic (17) celebrates his goal with teammate Brad Marchand (63) in the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild in Boston, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Wild rally for 4-3 win at Boston

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — It was a difficult but rewarding split for the Minnesota Wild. The Wild rallied with three goals in the third period and beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Tuesday night, easing the pain from the night before when Minnesota was at the opposite end of a surprising comeback. “The way it all worked out, we’re really not …

Bruins cruise past Maple Leafs 4-1

Saturday, October 25, 2014

TORONTO (AP) — Patrice Bergeron earned his 500th point on the first of two assists and Tuukka Rask continued his mastery over Toronto as the Boston Bruins, in their first game without injured captain Zdeno Chara, defeated the Maple Leafs 4-1 Saturday night. After a moving pregame ceremony to honor two fallen soldiers, …

Bruins lose Zdeno Chara for 4-6 weeks with knee injury

Friday, October 24, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins will spend the next four to six weeks trying to fill the hole left by an injury to the tallest player in NHL history. Defenseman Zdeno Chara tore the posterior cruciate ligament in his left knee but will not need surgery, Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli said. The …

UMass’ Yevenko invited to Bruins rookie camp

Thursday, July 3, 2014

A week after Oleg Yevenko was honored as Hockey East’s co-Top Scholar Athlete for his 4.0 grade point average, the UMass rising senior defenseman got another indication that he might not need to put his management degree to …

Panthers have plenty of options with No. 1 pick

Thursday, June 26, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (ap) — The NHL may as well put out a casting call for a movie set in Philadelphia. The league sent its top draft prospects to all the tourist areas for photos and interviews, from the Rocky statue, to the baseball stadium, and, yes, the obligatory cheesesteak …

NHL salary cap to rise after record revenues

Thursday, June 26, 2014

NEW YORK — After a year of record revenues, the NHL salary cap is going up again. The exact figure for the 2014-15 hasn’t been set yet, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said Thursday following a meeting of the league’s board of governors, but he hoped it would be …

Bruins’ Tuukka Rask (Vezina), Patrice Bergeron (Selke) take home NHL awards

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby won his second Hart Trophy as the NHL’s most valuable player Tuesday night at the league’s postseason awards ceremony in Las Vegas. Crosby also collected the Art Ross Trophy as the league scoring …

Bruins don’t plan to be big players in free agency

Monday, June 23, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins don’t expect to make a major signing in free agency. A player drafted from a mediocre crop this week likely won’t make an immediate impact. So general manager Peter Chiarelli plans some small changes to improve the team that exited the playoffs earlier …

Boston Bruins Jacobs family mulls Buffalo Bills stadium

Friday, June 13, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The family of Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs is proposing to build a stadium to help secure the Buffalo Bills’ long-term future in the region, two people involved in discussions told The Associated Press. Executives …

Cam Neely bullish on Bruins’ future as Cup contenders

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Cam Neely says the Bruins are still set up to contend for the Stanley Cup for years to come. Speaking at a news conference a week after Boston was eliminated from the playoffs by archrival …

Bruins’ Milan Lucic not sorry for handshake line comment

Friday, May 16, 2014

BOSTON — The traditional post-series handshake between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens wasn’t the symbol of sportsmanship the NHL might be looking for. Bruins forward Milan Lucic said something to anger Montreal’s Dale Weise and Alexei Emelin …

Rangers show respect to Canadiens on eve of East finals

Friday, May 16, 2014

The Montreal Canadiens can rest easy. They won’t be disrespected by their next playoff opponent, If anything, the New York Rangers are giving them too much respect heading into Saturday’s opener of the Eastern Conference finals. The Canadiens come in following a bitter matchup with the Boston Bruins …

Despite NHL’s best record, Bruins done for season

Thursday, May 15, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins went to the TD Garden for Game 7 of their playoff series against Montreal knowing that someone’s season would end. They just never considered it might be theirs. “Oh, it’s tough to swallow,” …