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Boston Bruins' Ryan Spooner, second from left, celebrates his goal with teammates Matt Bartkowski (43) and David Pastrnak (88) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Raleigh, N.C. Boston won 2-1 in overtime. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

Pastrnak nets OT game winner, Bruins edge Hurricanes

Monday, March 30, 2015

RALEIGH, N.C. — A couple of rookies came up big for the Boston Bruins on Sunday. David Pastrnak had a goal and an assist, scoring the winner on a nice centering pass from Carl Soderberg at 4:23 of overtime and the Bruins earned a 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes. The victory put the Bruins three points ahead of Ottawa …

Getzlaf scores in OT as Ducks rally past Bruins

Friday, March 27, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks took advantage of the struggling Bruins and kept control of first place in the Western Conference. Ryan Getzlaf scored 3:09 into overtime to lift Anaheim to a 3-2 victory over Boston on Thursday night. “Our message yesterday was that we needed to turn around the way we …

Judge lets ex-NHL player lawsuit over concussions continue

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The NHL’s motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit brought by former players over concussion-related injuries was largely rejected Wednesday by a federal judge, allowing the claims to move forward. The plaintiffs have been seeking unspecified financial damages and medical monitoring for neurological disorders. They’ve argued the league had the knowledge and resources to better prevent head trauma, failed to …

Hurricanes top Bruins in shootout 2-1

Sunday, January 4, 2015

RALEIGH, N.C. — Eric Staal doesn’t often take part in the shootout. But the Carolina Hurricanes captain made the most of his chance Sunday, beating Tuukka Rask for the only shootout goal in a 2-1 victory. It was …

Bobby Ryan’s overtime goal gives Senators win over Bruins

Saturday, January 3, 2015

BOSTON — Ottawa coach Dave Cameron chooses not to fret about his team’s five fruitless power plays against Boston, including a pair of 5-on-3 advantages in which the Senators failed to score. “You never pull your hair out …

Maple Leafs beat Bruins in shootout

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

BOSTON — Toronto Maple Leafs coach Randy Caryle tried showing his team what it needed to correct during its recent slump. It seemed to work. Nazem Kadri and Mike Santorelli each scored in the shootout, lifting the Maple …

Matt Vautour: Predicting what’s ahead in 2015

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Crystal ball time. The 2015 sports year is still a clean slate that has that new year smell to it. In the next 365 days, someone we’ve never heard of will become a household name, while some established stars fade. There will be champions and chumps, memorable moments …

Bruins take 45 shots in 5-2 win over Red Wings

Monday, December 29, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins have been dealing with injuries all season — just not this well. Humbled on the road two nights before and playing without two of their top forwards, the Bruins pounced quickly on Detroit …

Blue Jackets clobber Bruins 6-2

Sunday, December 28, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Kevin Connauton has found a home on the Columbus blue line. He had a goal and two assists and the Blue Jackets scored four times in the second period for a 6-2 win against the …

Marchand, Eriksson lead Bruins over Predators 5-3

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

BOSTON — Loui Eriksson and Brad Marchand scored two goals apiece and Patrice Bergeron had three assists for the Boston Bruins in a 5-3 win over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night. David Krejci also scored for the …

Bruins rally for 4-3 overtime win against Sabres

Monday, December 22, 2014

BOSTON — Dougie Hamilton got the Boston Bruins to overtime, and then Loui Eriksson stepped up again. Eriksson scored 2:14 into the extra session, and the Bruins rallied to beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 on Sunday night. Hamilton …

Michael Hutchinson makes 30 saves, Jets beat Bruins

Friday, December 19, 2014

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Boston draft pick Michael Hutchinson had some fun at the Bruins’ expense. Hutchinson made 30 saves and Mathieu Perreault broke a tie with 23 seconds left in the second period in the Winnipeg Jets’ …

Loui Eriksson’s OT goal gives Bruins 3-2 win vs. Wild

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Loui Eriksson’s goal 1:30 into overtime gave Boston a 3-2 win over Minnesota on Wednesday night, only the second victory for the Bruins in eight games and the fourth loss for the Wild in …