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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 …

Tuukka Rask makes 33 saves, Bruins shut out Blues 2-0

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins were content being outshot by nearly a 2-to-1 ratio against St. Louis. The Bruins focused on defense, forcing the Blues outside for shots that Tuukka Rask saw clearly and had no trouble stopping …

Finally, late Pat Burns joins Hockey Hall of Fame

Monday, November 17, 2014

TORONTO (AP) — A few months ago, Line Burns was driving to see a friend and stopped in Gilmanton, New Hampshire, where she used to live with her husband. She was gassing up her car and getting something …

Canadiens blow out Bruins, 5-1

Thursday, November 13, 2014

MONTREAL (AP) — Max Pacioretty had two goals, Dale Weiss scored on a penalty shot, and the Montreal Canadiens downed the rival Boston Bruins 5-1 on Thursday night for their fourth straight win. Lars Eller and Jiri Sekac …

Maple Leafs use early spurt in 2nd to rout Bruins

Thursday, November 13, 2014

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs tried to forget a recent humiliating loss to the Boston Bruins. Their coaches wouldn’t let them. Head coach Randy Carlyle wanted to stimulate their memories about how embarrassed they were. It …

Griffith’s slick goal leads Bruins over Devils 4-2

Monday, November 10, 2014

BOSTON — Bruins coach Claude Julien liked the way Seth Griffith blocked a shot in the Boston end to start the play. Forward Patrice Bergeron complimented him on the “sick” way he ended it, with a shot that …

Hamilton, Bruins surge past Oilers 5-2 in 3rd

Thursday, November 6, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins have plenty of time to develop consistency. For now, scoring in spurts seems to be working just fine. The Bruins scored three goals in a span of 2:34 on Thursday night and rode …

Brad Marchand lifts Bruins past Panthers, 2-1 in OT

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

BOSTON — Brad Marchand is in the middle of a hot streak and Boston goaltender Tuukka Rask thinks he knows why. Marchand scored 3:27 into overtime to lift the Bruins to their ninth straight win over the Florida …

Bruins sign coach Claude Julien to multiyear extension

Sunday, November 2, 2014

BOSTON — Claude Julien, who led the Boston Bruins to the playoffs in each of his seven full seasons as coach, has signed a multiyear contract extension. Julien coached the Bruins to the Stanley Cup championship in 2010-11 and is the longest serving coach in consecutive seasons in …

Matt Fraser scores 2 for Bruins in 4-2 win over Ottawa

Saturday, November 1, 2014

BOSTON — Matt Fraser scored his first two goals of the season 1:28 apart in the second period, and the Boston Bruins beat the Ottawa Senators 4-2 on Saturday night. Carl Soderberg assisted on both of Fraser’s goals …

Bruins slip past Sabres 3-2 in OT

Thursday, October 30, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Brad Marchand’s status was a game-time decision that paid off for the Boston Bruins. His availability was in question due an undisclosed injury, but Marchand had two goals, including at 1:20 of overtime, and the …