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FILE - In this July 9, 2007,  file photo, Boston Bruins director of player development Don Sweeney, center, watches play during a hockey team development camp in Wilmington, Mass. The Bruins announced Wednesday, May 20, 2015, Sweeney has been elevated to general manager, taking over for his former boss, Peter Chiarelli, who was fired in April after the team missed the playoffs for the first time in eight years. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Boston Bruins elevate Don Sweeney to general manager

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

BOSTON — On his first day as general manager of the Boston Bruins, Don Sweeney met with Claude Julien and declined to give his Stanley Cup-winning coach more than a tepid endorsement. “He’s the coach of the Boston Bruins as of today, for sure,” Sweeney said Wednesday in a news conference after he was promoted to become the eighth GM …

Minnesota Wild eliminate St. Louis Blues in Game 6

Monday, April 27, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Zach Parise scored twice, including a short-handed, highlight-reel goal to get Minnesota going in the first period, and the Wild advanced to the Western Conference semifinals with a 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday in Game 6. Justin Fontaine also scored, Nino Niederreiter added an empty-net goal and the Wild set up a rematch of their …

Bruins fire GM Peter Chiarelli 4 years after Stanley Cup

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Boston Bruins fired general manager Peter Chiarelli on Wednesday, days after missing the playoffs for the first time in eight years and just four seasons after the franchise won its first Stanley Cup title since 1972. The statement from the team said coach Claude Julien and the rest of his staff “will …

Bruins swing trades with Colorado, Tampa Bay

Monday, March 2, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins acquired forwards Maxime Talbot and Paul Carey from Colorado at the NHL trading deadline, a few hours after picking up forward Brett Connolly from Tampa Bay. The Bruins also got forward Zack Phillips from the Minnesota Wild for forward Jared Knight. Boston …

Bruins win 4-1, send Coyotes to 9th straight loss

Sunday, March 1, 2015

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins are in a tight race for one of the Eastern Conference’s final playoff spots, and they knew they couldn’t slip up against a struggling team. They didn’t. Milan Lucic, Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand …

Spooner scores 1st NHL goal, Bruins beat Devils in OT

Saturday, February 28, 2015

NEWARK, N.J. — For the Boston Bruins, Ryan Spooner could not have picked a better time to get his first NHL goal. Spooner scored with 2:14 left in overtime and the Bruins defeated the New Jersey Devils 3-2 …

Eddie Lack stops 40 for Canucks in 2-1 win at Boston

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

BOSTON — Eddie Lack has hardly looked like a backup goalie since Vancouver starter Ryan Miller was injured in a collision with a teammate. Lack had 40 saves as the Canucks beat the struggling Boston Bruins 2-1 on …

Buzz around Tuukka Rask: Newly discovered wasp named after Boston Bruins goalie

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

BOSTON (AP— There’s a new buzz surrounding Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask. A Boston-area researcher who was part of a team that discovered a new species of wasp in Kenya has named the insect Thaumatodryinus tuukkaraski in Rask’s …

Blues ride big second period, beat Bruins 5-1

Friday, February 20, 2015

ST. LOUIS — Vladimir Tarasenko became the youngest St. Louis player to score 30 goals in 23 years, getting the last two scores in the Blues’ 5-1 win over the sagging Boston Bruins on Friday night. Petteri Lindbohm, …

TJ Brodie lifts Flames over Bruins 4-3 with 2 ticks left in OT

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — TJ Brodie scored with 2 seconds left in overtime to give the Calgary Flames a 4-3 comeback victory over the Boston Bruins on Monday night. As Brodie cut down the wing, he sent the …

Stars score 2 short-handed goals in 5-3 win over Bruins

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

BOSTON —Jamie Benn scored twice and Trevor Daley scored the second of two short-handed goals for the Dallas Stars in a 5-3 win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night. Kari Lehtonen stopped 41 shots and Vernon Fiddler …

Price leads Canadiens past Bruins 3-1

Sunday, February 8, 2015

BOSTON — Carey Price made 34 saves to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a 3-1 victory and a season sweep over the Boston Bruins on Sunday night. Dale Weise and Max Pacioretty each had a goal and an …

Cam Talbot helps Rangers beat Bruins 3-2

Thursday, February 5, 2015

NEW YORK — Cam Talbot was ready for this start for quite a while, well before a text message alerted him to be on call. Now that he has another win under his belt, he could soon be …