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Boston Bruins' Matt Beleskey (39) checks New York Rangers' Derek Stepan (21) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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 apart late in the third period and the Bruins rallied to beat the New York Rangers 4-3 on Friday. “We didn’t stop …

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 Wednesday night. Vatrano deflected Colin Miller’s shot past Petr Mrazek for his third NHL goal. …

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 home-and-home series. Brad Marchand scored twice and Zac Rinaldo also had a goal in regulation …

Bruins deal veterans Lucic, Hamilton on draft day

Friday, June 26, 2015

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins’ makeover that began in the front office has reached the front line on offense and the top pairing on defense. The Bruins traded left wing Milan Lucic to the Los Angeles Kings and …

Avalanche acquire forward Carl Soderberg from Bruins

Thursday, June 25, 2015

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche acquired Swedish forward Carl Soderberg from the Boston Bruins on Thursday for a sixth-round pick in 2016. The 29-year-old Soderberg had 13 goals and 31 assists last season. He adds depth to a Colorado front line that already includes Nathan MacKinnon, Matt …

Claude Julien says keeping Bruins job doesn’t guarantee stability

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

WILMINGTON — Claude Julien knows that just because he’s now the NHL’s longest-tenured coach doesn’t mean his stint with the Boston Bruins has more stability. “It just means that I’m probably the next one to fall off the totem pole, right?” Julien said Wednesday. “I’m going to try …

Bruins new GM Don Sweeney: Claude Julien to return as coach for 9th season

Friday, June 5, 2015

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Making no apologies for how long it took to reach a decision, Boston Bruins rookie general manager Don Sweeney is confident that retaining coach Claude Julien for a ninth season is best for his team. Sweeney made the announcement Friday, ending nearly two months of …

Boston Bruins elevate Don Sweeney to general manager

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

BOSTON — On his first day as general manager of the Boston Bruins, Don Sweeney met with Claude Julien and declined to give his Stanley Cup-winning coach more than a tepid endorsement. “He’s the coach of the Boston …

Minnesota Wild eliminate St. Louis Blues in Game 6

Monday, April 27, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Zach Parise scored twice, including a short-handed, highlight-reel goal to get Minnesota going in the first period, and the Wild advanced to the Western Conference semifinals with a 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday in Game 6. Justin Fontaine also scored, …

Bruins fire GM Peter Chiarelli 4 years after Stanley Cup

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Boston Bruins fired general manager Peter Chiarelli on Wednesday, days after missing the playoffs for the first time in eight years and just four seasons after the franchise won its first Stanley Cup title since 1972. The …

Bruins look ahead to next season after missing playoffs

Monday, April 13, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins aren’t used to cleaning out their lockers so early in the year. For the first time in eight seasons, they missed the playoffs even though their 96 points were the most ever …

Disastrous season for Bruins ends with loss to Lightning

Sunday, April 12, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. — Boston coach Claude Julien postponed any talk about what’s next for the Bruins. The end of a disappointing season was just too soon. The Bruins lost 3-2 to the playoff-bound Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday …

Panthers damage Bruins’ playoff chances, 4-2

Thursday, April 9, 2015

SUNRISE, Fla. — The Boston Bruins no longer have control of playoff qualification in their hands. Roberto Luongo earned his 401st career win and Jaromir Jagr got his 1,800th career point Thursday night, helping the Florida Panthers beat …