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Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard makes a save as defenseman Niklas Kronwall (55) and Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron look for the rebound during the second period of Game 1 of a first-round NHL playoff hockey series in Boston on Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Pavel Datsyuk’s late goal lifts Detroit over Boston in Game 1

Friday, April 18, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins worked all season to get home-ice advantage throughout the playoffs. It vanished with a flick of Pavel Datsyuk’s wrist. Just like that, on Datsyuk’s goal with 3:01 left, the Detroit Red Wings got the upper hand with a 1-0 win in the opener of the best-of-seven playoff series Friday night. “We know we’re good enough,” … 0

Bruins set for fresh start after regular season

Thursday, April 17, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins won the Presidents’ Trophy by leading the NHL with 117 points. Another number shows just how much, or little, that means. “I heard about 40 percent of the series are upsets in the first round,” Boston coach Claude Julien said. “You have teams that have high expectations. You … 0

Bruins center Patrice Bergeron gets boost from Olympics

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

WILMINGTON (AP) — For Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron, the 2014 Olympics were about more than winning a second gold medal with Canada. The Sochi Games were a confidence boost that he harnessed when he returned to perhaps the best of his 10 NHL seasons. The top-seeded Bruins need Bergeron to maintain his … 0

Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara a sight to be seen at the Olympics

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — U.S. pairs champions Marissa Castelli and Simon Shnapir are from the Boston area. So naturally, they were eager to meet Bruins captain Zdeno Chara at the Sochi Olympics. Chara is captain of the Slovakia … 0

Bruins maul Senators

Sunday, February 9, 2014

BOSTON — Even with team captain Zdeno Chara already in Russia and four more players headed that way, the Boston Bruins didn’t appear to have even the slightest pre-Olympic distraction. The Bruins closed out their surge to the … 0

Boston Bruins, Columbus Blue Jackets trade minor leaguers

Friday, February 7, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets acquired forward Carter Camper from the Boston Bruins on Friday in exchange for defenseman Blake Parlett. The 25-year-old Camper has been assigned to club’s American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Mass. A native of Rocky River, Ohio, Camper is a … 0

Oshie’s OT goal gives Blues 3-2 win over Bruins

Friday, February 7, 2014

ST. LOUIS (AP) — T.J. Oshie thought he got a bit lucky, but it helped the St. Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins. Oshie scored 3:29 into overtime, jamming the puck in from the side of the net … 0

Iginla, Lucic lead Bruins to 3-1 win over Canucks

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

BOSTON — After putting only five shots on goal in the first period, the Boston Bruins took aim against Vancouver goalie Roberto Luongo in the second and third. Three of their shots got past Luongo and although only … 0

Bruins blank Oilers 4-0

Saturday, February 1, 2014

BOSTON — Chad Johnson got the better of Ben Scrivens and the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday. Johnson stopped 22 shots for his second career shutout, and four different players scored to lead the Bruins to a 4-0 win … 0

Peter Budaj stops 34 shots; Canadiens beat Bruins 4-1

Thursday, January 30, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens were struggling through their worst stretch of the season. Then they had to play two of the hottest teams in the NHL. They beat both — decisively. Peter Budaj stopped 34 shots … 0

Milan Lucic scores twice, Bruins beat Panthers 6-2

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

BOSTON — The suddenly high-scoring Boston Bruins are showing no mercy, even for the departed goalie who led them to the Stanley Cup. Milan Lucic scored twice and the Bruins spoiled Tim Thomas’ first game in Boston as … 0

Bruins pull away from Islanders in 6-3 win

Monday, January 27, 2014

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — The Boston Bruins’ worst period was also their most prolific in a win over the New York Islanders. After a dominant first in which the Bruins scored only once on 18 shots, Boston overcame sloppiness … 0

Brad Marchand lifts Bruins to 3-2 win over Kings

Monday, January 20, 2014

BOSTON — Brad Marchand really didn’t have an explanation for his recent run. He just wants it to last as long as possible. Marchand continued his hot scoring stretch with a pair of goals Monday, lifting the Boston … 0