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Team Toews' John Tavares, left, of the New York Islanders celebrates his goal with teammates during the second period of the NHL All-Star hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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 to Ohio’s capital city for the NHL All-Star game, defense also took a holiday. John Tavares of the New York Islanders matched …

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 skid and stopped Boston’s five-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory over the Bruins on …

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 lost 3-0 in consecutive games after winning five straight and 13 of 14. David Krejci …

Finally, late Pat Burns joins Hockey Hall of Fame

Monday, November 17, 2014

TORONTO (AP) — A few months ago, Line Burns was driving to see a friend and stopped in Gilmanton, New Hampshire, where she used to live with her husband. She was gassing up her car and getting something …

Canadiens blow out Bruins, 5-1

Thursday, November 13, 2014

MONTREAL (AP) — Max Pacioretty had two goals, Dale Weiss scored on a penalty shot, and the Montreal Canadiens downed the rival Boston Bruins 5-1 on Thursday night for their fourth straight win. Lars Eller and Jiri Sekac …

Maple Leafs use early spurt in 2nd to rout Bruins

Thursday, November 13, 2014

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs tried to forget a recent humiliating loss to the Boston Bruins. Their coaches wouldn’t let them. Head coach Randy Carlyle wanted to stimulate their memories about how embarrassed they were. It …

Griffith’s slick goal leads Bruins over Devils 4-2

Monday, November 10, 2014

BOSTON — Bruins coach Claude Julien liked the way Seth Griffith blocked a shot in the Boston end to start the play. Forward Patrice Bergeron complimented him on the “sick” way he ended it, with a shot that …

Hamilton, Bruins surge past Oilers 5-2 in 3rd

Thursday, November 6, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins have plenty of time to develop consistency. For now, scoring in spurts seems to be working just fine. The Bruins scored three goals in a span of 2:34 on Thursday night and rode …

Brad Marchand lifts Bruins past Panthers, 2-1 in OT

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

BOSTON — Brad Marchand is in the middle of a hot streak and Boston goaltender Tuukka Rask thinks he knows why. Marchand scored 3:27 into overtime to lift the Bruins to their ninth straight win over the Florida …

Bruins sign coach Claude Julien to multiyear extension

Sunday, November 2, 2014

BOSTON — Claude Julien, who led the Boston Bruins to the playoffs in each of his seven full seasons as coach, has signed a multiyear contract extension. Julien coached the Bruins to the Stanley Cup championship in 2010-11 and is the longest serving coach in consecutive seasons in …

Matt Fraser scores 2 for Bruins in 4-2 win over Ottawa

Saturday, November 1, 2014

BOSTON — Matt Fraser scored his first two goals of the season 1:28 apart in the second period, and the Boston Bruins beat the Ottawa Senators 4-2 on Saturday night. Carl Soderberg assisted on both of Fraser’s goals …

Bruins slip past Sabres 3-2 in OT

Thursday, October 30, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Brad Marchand’s status was a game-time decision that paid off for the Boston Bruins. His availability was in question due an undisclosed injury, but Marchand had two goals, including at 1:20 of overtime, and the …

Wild rally for 4-3 win at Boston

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — It was a difficult but rewarding split for the Minnesota Wild. The Wild rallied with three goals in the third period and beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Tuesday night, easing the pain from the …