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Chiarelli completes Bruins roster with Krug, Smith

Monday, September 29, 2014

BOSTON — It took Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli 10 days into training camp, but he finally has all his players signed and ready to go for the 2014-15 season. Chiarelli completed his roster Monday, when he re-signed defenseman Torey Krug and forward Reilly Smith to one-year contracts, both worth an annual salary-cap charge of $1.4 million. Both players were restricted free agents, but because of their service time at …

Ovechkin scores twice, Capitals beat Bruins

Friday, September 26, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin had two power-play goals and Troy Brouwer scored at 2:12 of overtime to give the Washington Capitals a 5-4 exhibition victory over the Boston Bruins on Friday night. Liam O’Brien tied it at 4 for Washington (2-2-0) early in the third period. Michael Latta also scored for the …

Drayson Bowman’s late goal gives Canadiens win over Bruins in preseason opener

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

MONTREAL (AP) — Drayson Bowman scored with 48 seconds left to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night in the preseason opener for both clubs. Christian Thomas set up the winner after scoring the tying goal late in the second period. Jiri Sekac had Montreal’s …

Bruins defense prepares for Canadiens

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — The stingy defense the Boston Bruins played all season was even better in the first round of the playoffs. No wonder three of their defensive stars have been chosen as finalists for NHL awards. And …

Canadiens busy preparing for Bruins in next round

Sunday, April 27, 2014

BROSSARD, Quebec — The Montreal Canadiens are ready to add another chapter to one of hockey’s greatest rivalries. After eliminating the Tampa Bay Lightning in four games, Montreal is preparing to face Boston in the second round of …

Bruins beat Red Wings 4-2, advance in NHL playoffs

Saturday, April 26, 2014

BOSTON — The regular season wasn’t much of a struggle for the Boston Bruins, and neither was their first-round playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings. Tuukka Rask made 31 saves Saturday, and the defending Eastern Conference champions …

Bruins can eliminate Red Wings in Game 5

Friday, April 25, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins overcame a two-goal deficit to win Game 4 of their playoff series in Detroit. Now the Red Wings must overcome a two-game deficit to keep their season alive. The Bruins won 3-2 in …

Bruins beat Red Wings 3-2 in OT, up 3-1 in series

Friday, April 25, 2014

DETROIT — The Boston Bruins took a couple punches, then hit back hard and put the Detroit Red Wings on the brink of elimination. Jarome Iginla scored with 6:28 left in overtime on a redirected shot that went …

Bruins defense holding Red Wings to historic lows

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

DETROIT — The Boston Bruins have held the Detroit Red Wings to historically poor offensive production. With two goals through three games, the Red Wings are off to their worst three-game start in any playoff series since getting …

Bruins beat Red Wings 3-0 in Game 3, take 2-1 lead

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

DETROIT — The Boston Bruins took full advantage of Detroit’s mistakes, and their stellar goaltender’s flawless performance. Dougie Hamilton and Jordan Caron scored in the first period after the Red Wings had miscues on the ice and Tuukka …

Red Wings hope to use speed vs Bruins’ strength

Monday, April 21, 2014

DETROIT — The Detroit Red Wings have figured out what they need to do to beat the Boston Bruins. Detroit used its skill to win Game 1 against the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Bruins. Boston evened its first-round series against …

Bruins top Red Wings 4-1, even series at 1-1

Sunday, April 20, 2014

BOSTON — Two power-play goals and stingy penalty killing ended the Boston Bruins’ offensive drought and tied their playoff series. Reilly Smith and Zdeno Chara scored with a man advantage, the Detroit Red Wings got just one shot …

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 …