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Boston Bruins' David Pastrnak tries to control the puck at the side of the net of Buffalo Sabres goalie Robin Lehner during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

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 first of a home-and-home on Thursday night. …

Ryan Spooner leads Bruins past Sabres 3-2 in shootout

Thursday, February 4, 2016

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Five players on the Buffalo Sabres had a chance to stop Brad Marchand before the streaking Boston Bruins forward finished his end-to-end rush with a flourish. Marchand scored his eighth goal in eight games to help Boston erase a two-goal deficit, and Ryan Spooner scored in regulation and the shootout …

Parenteau scores in OT, Leafs come back to beat Bruins 4-3

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

BOSTON — The Toronto Maple Leafs had plenty to celebrate Tuesday night. Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau scored a power-play goal with 1:54 left in overtime and Toronto rallied from a two-goal deficit in the third period to beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 and end a four-game skid. “It felt pretty good,” Parenteau said. “There was …

Former Minuteman Frank Vatrano enjoys wild NHL ride to Boston

Thursday, November 12, 2015

BOSTON Frank Vatrano is still learning Boston geography. So he doesn’t remember exactly where he was standing, but he was at the Bruins’ Stanley Cup parade in 2011. “I was somewhere on the streets,” Vatrano said. “I was …

Matt Duchene scores in 3rd to lift Avalanche over Bruins 3-2

Thursday, November 12, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Things have turned around quickly for Matt Duchene. The Colorado center broke a tie in the third period with his sixth goal in five games and the Avalanche beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Thursday …

Spooner, Bergeron lift Bruins over Islanders 2-1

Sunday, November 8, 2015

NEW YORK — The Boston Bruins have been streaky so far this season. A steady Tuukka Rask would be a nice stabilizer. Rask made 36 saves, Ryan Spooner and Patrice Bergeron scored and the Bruins beat the New …

Former Minuteman Frank Vatrano nets first NHL goal, but Bruins fall to Habs

Saturday, November 7, 2015

MONTREAL (AP) — David Desharnais scored on a power play with 1:08 left in regulation to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Saturday night. Max Pacioretty added an empty-netter 20 seconds …

Ex-Minuteman Frank Vatrano recalled by Bruins, set for NHL debut

Friday, November 6, 2015

Former UMass forward Frank Vatrano’s torrid start for the Providence Bruins earned the East Longmeadow native a chance to make his NHL debut. The Boston Bruins summoned him from Providence on Friday. He could be in uniform as …

Braden Holtby’s 28 saves carry Capitals to 4-1 victory over Bruins

Thursday, November 5, 2015

WASHINGTON — Braden Holtby’s bid for another shutout against the Boston Bruins ended with a wicked bounce and a lucky first-period goal. While the Bruins got caught up in the joy of the moment, Holtby kept his focus …

Tyler Seguin’s hat trick leads Stars to win

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

BOSTON — Although Tyler Seguin insisted it’s no longer personal when he returns to Boston, he certainly played like it was. Seguin scored three goals against his former club as the Dallas Stars beat the Bruins 5-3 on …

Streaking Bruins beat Lightning to remain unbeaten on road

Saturday, October 31, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. — The surprising Boston Bruins passed another early season challenge, completing a successful two-day swing through Florida. Jonas Gustavsson stopped 21 shots and Brett Connolly’s power-play goal snapped a third-period tie, helping the Bruins remain unbeaten …

Brad Marchand scores twice, Bruins defeat Panthers 3-1

Friday, October 30, 2015

SUNRISE, Fla. — Brad Marchand and the Boston Bruins’ power play are continuing to click. Marchand scored twice and Zdeno Chara picked up his first goal of the season to lead the Bruins to a 3-1 win over …

Tuukka Rask stops 24 shots; Bruins blank Coyotes 6-0

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

BOSTON — The big offensive night was nice. The shutout made the Boston Bruins feel a lot better. Tuukka Rask made 24 saves for his first shutout, David Krejci scored twice and the Bruins beat the Arizona Coyotes …