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Boston Bruins center David Krejci (46) celebrates a goal by defenseman Torey Krug as New York Islanders left wing Josh Bailey (12) and goalie Jaroslav Halak (41) react during the third period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Uniondale, N.Y. The Bruins won 5-2. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Tuukka Rask, Bruins cruise past Islanders 5-2

Thursday, January 29, 2015

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Kevan Miller helped the Boston Bruins get off to a winning start after the All-Star break. Miller scored the go-ahead goal with 3.4 seconds left in the second period, leading the Bruins to a 5-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night. Tuukka Rask stopped 43 shots, and Reilly Smith, Patrice Bergeron, Torey Krug and …

Tavares scores 4, Team Toews outscores Team Foligno, 17-12

Sunday, January 25, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio — It was enough to give a goalie nightmares: A record 29 goals, 25 players with at least two points and eight with at least four. In addition to the high-profile superstars who didn’t make it to Ohio’s capital city for the NHL All-Star game, defense also took a holiday. John …

B’s win streak snapped by Blue Jackets

Sunday, January 18, 2015

BOSTON — Stuck in a four-game losing streak, the Columbus Blue Jackets rested their All-Star goalie and let backup Curtis McElhinney have another shot at the Boston Bruins. McElhinney answered with 34 saves as Columbus ended its own skid and stopped Boston’s five-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory over the Bruins on …

Commissioner: No relocation plans for any NHL team

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

BOCA RATON, Fla. — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is playing down the possibility of relocating struggling franchises in Arizona and Florida. One day after putting the brakes on the prospect of expansion, Bettman reaffirmed Panthers owner Vinny Viola’s …

Sharks blow out Bruins 7-4

Friday, December 5, 2014

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Tyler Kennedy, fresh off the injured list, scored two goals — including the winner — and the San Jose Sharks beat the Boston Bruins 7-4 on Thursday night for their third straight victory. Tommy …

Jonathan Quick leads Kings past Boston with 34th career shutout

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

LOS ANGELES — Jonathan Quick could have sworn he heard a whistle. By the time he realized otherwise, Torey Krug had a mostly open net with the puck on his stick. Krug shot, Quick lunged — and the …

Ducks edge Bruins, regain lead in Western Conference

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

ANAHEIM, Calif. — After the Anaheim Ducks fell out of first place in the NHL during a disappointing holiday weekend, coach Bruce Boudreau thought they would benefit from a grind-it-out game against a formidable defensive team. Thanks to …

Dougie Hamilton’s OT goal lifts Bruins over Jets 2-1

Friday, November 28, 2014

BOSTON — After failing to get off to a quick start and a nearly poor finish, the Boston Bruins rallied for a victory that they found difficult to celebrate. Dougie Hamilton scored 3:39 into overtime, giving the Bruins …

Thanksgiving offers snapshot of Stanley Cup teams

Thursday, November 27, 2014

DENVER — Carve an extra piece of turkey to celebrate, David Backes and T.J. Oshie, because St. Louis is well on its way to the postseason. Treat yourself to another slice of pumpkin pie, Max Pacioretty, since Montreal’s …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Alex Khokhlachev nets shootout goal, Bruins beat Jackets

Friday, November 21, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Boston Bruins goalie Niklas Svedberg figured it had to be great television after Alex Khokhlachev ended the cliffhanger with a dramatic flourish. Khokhlachev scored the winner in the seventh round of a shootout in his …