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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 …

Bruins set for Game 5 fresh off Matt Fraser’s overtime winner

Friday, May 9, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Matt Fraser was eating a burrito in Providence, Rhode Island, when he got the word that he was being promoted from the minor leagues to join the Boston Bruins for their playoff series against the …

Matt Fraser lifts Bruins past Canadiens, 1-0 in OT

Thursday, May 8, 2014

MONTREAL (AP) — Matt Fraser scored at 1:19 of overtime to give the Boston Bruins a 1-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night, tying the Eastern Conference semifinal series 2-2. Making his NHL playoff debut after …

Canadiens fourth-line winger getting unexpected attention

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

BROSSARD, Quebec (AP) — Dale Weise is finding out what it’s like to be a Montreal Canadien when they’re winning in the springtime. Some were not happy when general manager Marc Bergevin sent defenseman Raphael Diaz to Vancouver Canucks for the little-known Weise on Feb. 3 Now the …

Canadiens jump on Bruins early, take 2-1 series lead

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

MONTREAL (AP) — P.K. Subban is having a series to remember for the Montreal Canadiens. Subban, Dale Weise and Lars Eller each had a goal and an assist, Carey Price made 26 saves, and Montreal beat the Boston …

Bruins, Canadiens continue mind games on eve of Game 3

Monday, May 5, 2014

BROSSARD, Quebec (AP) — The mind games have started in the Boston-Montreal playoff series. Canadiens coach Michel Therrien said Monday his team will not be thrown off by what he feels is an attempt by the Bruins to …

Canadiens goalie Carey Price finds lost dogs with Twitter help

Monday, May 5, 2014

MONTREAL (AP) — Carey Price can go back to worrying about the Boston Bruins with the help of Twitter, a local radio station and a sharp-eyed fan. The Montreal Canadiens goaltender’s two Labrador retrievers got loose overnight. But, …

Canadiens happy to head home tied 1-1 with Bruins

Sunday, May 4, 2014

MONTREAL — The Canadiens are choosing to look on the bright side as they return to Montreal after earning a two-game split in Boston. Sure they could be leading the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series 2-0 with the …

Bruins rally to beat Canadiens 5-3 in Game 2

Saturday, May 3, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins rallied from two goals down to avoid another two-game deficit against the archrival Montreal Canadiens. Reilly Smith scored the go-ahead goal with 3:32 left and Boston scored four times in eight minutes to …

Bruins stay upbeat after Game 1 loss to Canadiens

Friday, May 2, 2014

BOSTON — The Bruins pelted Carey Price with 51 shots. An overtime bid by Boston’s Carl Soderberg slid across the crease behind the goalie but didn’t go in. The team with the NHL’s best regular-season record had plenty …

Boston Bruins distance team from racist tweets at P.K. Subban

Friday, May 2, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins and Mayor Marty Walsh condemned racist slurs about P.K. Subban that hit social media after the Montreal defenseman scored in the second overtime of their playoff game Thursday night. Bruins President Cam …