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New Jersey Devils goalie Cory Schneider deflects a shot by the Boston Bruins during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Spooner scores 1st NHL goal, Bruins beat Devils in OT

Saturday, February 28, 2015

NEWARK, N.J. — For the Boston Bruins, Ryan Spooner could not have picked a better time to get his first NHL goal. Spooner scored with 2:14 left in overtime and the Bruins defeated the New Jersey Devils 3-2 Friday night to win for only the second time in nine games (2-5-2). “It was important for a lot of reasons,” said …

Eddie Lack stops 40 for Canucks in 2-1 win at Boston

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

BOSTON — Eddie Lack has hardly looked like a backup goalie since Vancouver starter Ryan Miller was injured in a collision with a teammate. Lack had 40 saves as the Canucks beat the struggling Boston Bruins 2-1 on Tuesday night. “It was a busy night,” Lack said. “It felt like we kept them …

Buzz around Tuukka Rask: Newly discovered wasp named after Boston Bruins goalie

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

BOSTON (AP— There’s a new buzz surrounding Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask. A Boston-area researcher who was part of a team that discovered a new species of wasp in Kenya has named the insect Thaumatodryinus tuukkaraski in Rask’s honor. Robert Copeland, an entomologist at the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology in …

Sharks blow out Bruins 7-4

Friday, December 5, 2014

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Tyler Kennedy, fresh off the injured list, scored two goals — including the winner — and the San Jose Sharks beat the Boston Bruins 7-4 on Thursday night for their third straight victory. Tommy …

Jonathan Quick leads Kings past Boston with 34th career shutout

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

LOS ANGELES — Jonathan Quick could have sworn he heard a whistle. By the time he realized otherwise, Torey Krug had a mostly open net with the puck on his stick. Krug shot, Quick lunged — and the …

Ducks edge Bruins, regain lead in Western Conference

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

ANAHEIM, Calif. — After the Anaheim Ducks fell out of first place in the NHL during a disappointing holiday weekend, coach Bruce Boudreau thought they would benefit from a grind-it-out game against a formidable defensive team. Thanks to …

Dougie Hamilton’s OT goal lifts Bruins over Jets 2-1

Friday, November 28, 2014

BOSTON — After failing to get off to a quick start and a nearly poor finish, the Boston Bruins rallied for a victory that they found difficult to celebrate. Dougie Hamilton scored 3:39 into overtime, giving the Bruins …

Thanksgiving offers snapshot of Stanley Cup teams

Thursday, November 27, 2014

DENVER — Carve an extra piece of turkey to celebrate, David Backes and T.J. Oshie, because St. Louis is well on its way to the postseason. Treat yourself to another slice of pumpkin pie, Max Pacioretty, since Montreal’s …

Boston wants to take Olympics back to school

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

BOSTON — Field hockey at Harvard Stadium. Fencing and archery at MIT. Horses for the equestrian events cared for at the Tufts Hospital for Large Animals. Welcome to the University Games. Boston is bidding on the 2024 Summer …

Evgeni Malkin scores in OT, Penguins beat Bruins 3-2

Monday, November 24, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Evgeni Malkin scored his second goal of the night 32 seconds into overtime, giving the Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Monday. Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists, including …

Canadiens beat Bruins 2-0 behind Carey Price’s 33 saves

Saturday, November 22, 2014

BOSTON — Montreal winger Max Pacioretty had a simple explanation for why the Canadiens have had so much success lately against the Boston Bruins. They play just like them. Carey Price made 33 saves, Tomas Plekanec had a …

Alex Khokhlachev nets shootout goal, Bruins beat Jackets

Friday, November 21, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Boston Bruins goalie Niklas Svedberg figured it had to be great television after Alex Khokhlachev ended the cliffhanger with a dramatic flourish. Khokhlachev scored the winner in the seventh round of a shootout in his …

Tuukka Rask makes 33 saves, Bruins shut out Blues 2-0

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins were content being outshot by nearly a 2-to-1 ratio against St. Louis. The Bruins focused on defense, forcing the Blues outside for shots that Tuukka Rask saw clearly and had no trouble stopping …