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Boston Bruins' Brett Connolly (14) and Patrice Bergeron (37) celebrate Bergeron's goal against the Winnipeg Jets during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

Bergeron scores twice and Bruins beat Jets 6-2

Thursday, February 11, 2016

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Patrice Bergeron scored twice, Brett Connolly had three assists and the Boston Bruins beat the Winnipeg Jets 6-2 on Thursday night Brad Marchand had a goal and two assists and Loui Eriksson and Jimmy Hayes each had a goal and an assist for the Bruins. David Pastrnak also scored to help Boston win its fifth straight …

Lucic scores in return to Boston; Kings rout Bruins 9-2

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

BOSTON — Milan Lucic looked as though he didn’t want the night to end, taking the ice after both teams left to thank the fans who showered him with cheers most of the game. It was a banner night for his teammates, too. Lucic scored in his return to Boston, Drew Doughty had …

Brad Marchand scores on penalty shot in OT, Bruins top Sabres 2-1

Sunday, February 7, 2016

BOSTON — Brad Marchand scored on a penalty shot midway through overtime to lift the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night. Loui Eriksson also scored while the Bruins improved to 7-2-1 in their last 10 games. The Bruins beat Buffalo 3-2 in a shootout in the …

Ryan Spooner, Tuukka Rask help Bruins beat Panthers

Sunday, December 13, 2015

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins have played solid defense for most of the past three weeks. Add in strong goaltending from Tuukka Rask and it’s led the way to a nice run. Ryan Spooner scored twice and Rask …

Patrice Bergeron passes Milt Schmidt as Bruins beat Canadiens 3-1

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

MONTREAL (AP) — Veteran Zdeno Chara jumpstarted the Bruins on their way to a come-from-behind victory with some impressive stick work. Chara assisted on the first of three third-period goals for Boston en route to a 3-1 win …

Nashville scores late to beat Bruins 3-2

Monday, December 7, 2015

BOSTON — Viktor Arvidsson went to the net, and it paid off in a big way for the Nashville Predators. Arvidsson scored with 4:56 left, Roman Josi had two goals and the Predators beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 …

Johnny Gaudreau finishes hat trick in OT, Flames beat Bruins 5-4

Saturday, December 5, 2015

CALGARY, Alberta — Johnny Gaudreau finished his hat trick in overtime after Jiri Hudler tied the game with 1.2 seconds left and the Calgary Flames beat the Boston Bruins 5-4 on Friday night. Gaudreau trailed a 2-on-1 rush …

John Calipari: Top-ranked Kentucky needs to get tougher

Friday, December 4, 2015

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky coach John Calipari cautioned anyone who would listen that all the talent possessed by his latest freshman class would mean nothing if they didn’t also show a little toughness. If he was having trouble …

Jordan Eberle scores winner in shootout to lift Oilers past Bruins

Thursday, December 3, 2015

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Jordan Eberle scored in the shootout to lift the Edmonton Oilers to a 3-2 victory over Boston on Wednesday night, snapping the Bruins’ five-game winning streak. Mark Letestu and Matt Hendricks scored in regulation …

Bruins extend streak with 4-3 win over Rangers

Friday, November 27, 2015

BOSTON — With less than 4 minutes left and their modest winning streak in jeopardy, the Boston Bruins pulled off a comeback that would have seemed improbable a few weeks ago. Ryan Spooner and David Krejci scored 2:03 …

Former Minuteman Frank Vatrano scores 2nd of game in OT, Bruins beat Red Wings 3-2

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — The Boston Bruins are steadily gaining ground in their division. Frank Vatrano scored his second goal of the game at 3:32 of overtime, giving the Bruins a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on …

David Krejci scores in shootout, Bruins beat Maple Leafs

Monday, November 23, 2015

TORONTO (AP) — David Krejci scored the only goal in the shootout and Patrice Bergeron extended his point streak to eight games as the Boston Bruins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 on Monday night to sweep a …

Loui Eriksson scores 3 goals, Bruins beat Wild 4-2

Thursday, November 19, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Loui Eriksson can’t help shake the comparisons to Dallas Stars forward Tyler Seguin. Eriksson scored three goals and the Boston Bruins beat the slumping Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Thursday night. “He isn’t the same player …