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Boston Bruins goaltender Niklas Svedberg (72), of Sweden, blocks a shot during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the  Buffalo Sabres in  Buffalo, N.Y., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

Niklas Svedberg earns shutout in Bruins’ win over Sabres

Sunday, October 19, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Boston Bruins bounced back from their worst defensive performance of the season with their first shutout victory. Niklas Svedberg made 32 saves in his first NHL shutout, and the Bruins beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-0 on Saturday night. “It’s a great feeling,” Svedberg said. “Most of all to get the win for us was huge. I was happy to get a shutout, too.” Boston (3-4) gave up a season-high six goals in Thursday night’s loss at Montreal. Svedberg replaced Tuukka Rask in the third period of the loss, before making his third career start in Buffalo. “We had always taken a …

Bruins forward Milan Lucic fined $5,000 for gesture in Montreal

Friday, October 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL has fined Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic $5,000 for making an obscene gesture at the fans in Montreal. Lucic taunted the crowd and then mimicked raising the Stanley Cup while entering the penalty box in Boston’s 6-4 loss to the Canadiens. He did not speak to the media after the game. Lucic has not been well-liked in …

Canadiens surge past Bruins in home opener 6-4

Thursday, October 16, 2014

MONTREAL (AP) — Canadiens coach Michel Therrien was happy with the way his team bounced back from a tough loss in its last game. Brendan Gallagher and P.A. Parenteau each had two goals to lead Montreal in a 6-4 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. Max Pacioretty had a goal and …

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,” …

Disappointing end for Bruins as Canadiens take Game 7

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Even as the Montreal Canadiens swept through the opening round of the playoffs — their first postseason series victory in four years — they knew that a more difficult challenge was next. The Boston Bruins. …

Game 7 will decide Bruins and Canadiens again

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — The Bruins crowd has been hostile to Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban, booing him every time he touches the puck. And he can’t wait to get back to Boston. “That’s what playoffs is all about, …

Canadiens force Game 7 with 4-0 win over Bruins

Monday, May 12, 2014

MONTREAL (AP) — Max Pacioretty’s slump is over. The big left wing had a goal and an assist in the second period and Carey Price made 26 saves and the Montreal Canadiens blanked the Boston Bruins 4-0 on …

Bruins try to finish off Canadiens in Game 6

Sunday, May 11, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins have two chances to finish off the archrival Canadiens. They are only thinking about the first one. “It’s going to be awesome,” Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller said, looking ahead to Game 6 in …

Bruins beat Canadiens 4-2 to take 3-2 series lead

Saturday, May 10, 2014

BOSTON — It took the Boston Bruins five years to score a power-play goal in the playoffs against the Montreal Canadiens. They needed only 32 seconds to do it again. Reilly Smith and Jarome Iginla scored on back-to-back …