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Boston Bruins Chief Executive Officer Charlie Jacobs, left, speaks while Bruins President Cam Neely listens during a news conference in Boston, Wednesday, April 15, 2015, regarding the hockey team's decision to fire general manager Peter Chiarelli days after missing the NHL playoffs for the first time in eight years. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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 statement from the team said coach Claude Julien and the rest of his staff “will remain in place at this time.” “I …

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 by a team that didn’t reach the postseason. They lost their last three games and …

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 night when Victor Hedman scored the lone shootout goal. The Bruins’ postseason hopes were dashed …

Tavares scores 4, Team Toews outscores Team Foligno, 17-12

Sunday, January 25, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio — It was enough to give a goalie nightmares: A record 29 goals, 25 players with at least two points and eight with at least four. In addition to the high-profile superstars who didn’t make it …

B’s win streak snapped by Blue Jackets

Sunday, January 18, 2015

BOSTON — Stuck in a four-game losing streak, the Columbus Blue Jackets rested their All-Star goalie and let backup Curtis McElhinney have another shot at the Boston Bruins. McElhinney answered with 34 saves as Columbus ended its own …

Tuukka Rask, Bruins hand Rangers 2nd straight shutout loss

Thursday, January 15, 2015

BOSTON — Tuukka Rask stopped 30 shots for his second shutout, Patrice Bergeron scored a first-period goal, and the Boston Bruins won their fifth straight by beating the New York Rangers 3-0 on Thursday night. The Rangers have …

Bruins rookie David Pastrnak scores 2 in 4-3 win over Lightning

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

BOSTON — Rookie David Pastrnak scored twice for the second straight game and Milan Lucic had a goal and an assist as the Boston Bruins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 Tuesday night for their fourth straight win. …

Bruins top Flyers 3-1 for 3rd straight win

Saturday, January 10, 2015

PHILADELPHIA — The Boston Bruins are trying to determine whether 18-year-old rookie David Pastrnak has the physicality to remain on their roster. Now, they know he can score. Pastrnak scored his first two career NHL goals to lead …

Milan Lucic scores 2 as Bruins top Devils 3-0

Thursday, January 8, 2015

BOSTON — After going to overtime in four straight games, the Boston Bruins needed much less time to take care of the New Jersey Devils. Milan Lucic scored a pair of goals, and backup Niklas Svedberg earned his …

Bruins snap losing streak, top Penguins 3-2 in overtime

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

PITTSBURGH — Patrice Bergeron scored twice, including a deflection past Pittsburgh’s Marc-Andre Fleury 2:43 into overtime to lift the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 victory over the Penguins on Wednesday night. Bergeron got just enough of Milan Lucic’s …

Louisville tops Wake Forest to win ACC debut

Sunday, January 4, 2015

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Chris Jones scored 20 of his 22 points in the second half and No. 5 Louisville won its Atlantic Coast Conference debut, beating Wake Forest 85-76 on Sunday night. Jones added a career-high 10 assists and Montrezl Harrell had 25 points and 13 rebounds for …

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 …