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Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) celebrates after his goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins in Boston, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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 a crossing pass for Malkin’s one-timer past goalie Tuukka Rask. Kris Letang had a pair of assists for the Penguins, who had …

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 goal and an assist, and Montreal beat the Bruins 2-0 on Saturday night. The Canadiens …

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 second NHL game, leading the Bruins over the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 Friday night. “It …

Bruins’ Milan Lucic not sorry for handshake line comment

Friday, May 16, 2014

BOSTON — The traditional post-series handshake between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens wasn’t the symbol of sportsmanship the NHL might be looking for. Bruins forward Milan Lucic said something to anger Montreal’s Dale Weise and Alexei Emelin …

Rangers show respect to Canadiens on eve of East finals

Friday, May 16, 2014

The Montreal Canadiens can rest easy. They won’t be disrespected by their next playoff opponent, If anything, the New York Rangers are giving them too much respect heading into Saturday’s opener of the Eastern Conference finals. The Canadiens come in following a bitter matchup with the Boston Bruins …

Despite NHL’s best record, Bruins done for season

Thursday, May 15, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins went to the TD Garden for Game 7 of their playoff series against Montreal knowing that someone’s season would end. They just never considered it might be theirs. “Oh, it’s tough to swallow,” …

Disappointing end for Bruins as Canadiens take Game 7

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Even as the Montreal Canadiens swept through the opening round of the playoffs — their first postseason series victory in four years — they knew that a more difficult challenge was next. The Boston Bruins. …

Game 7 will decide Bruins and Canadiens again

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — The Bruins crowd has been hostile to Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban, booing him every time he touches the puck. And he can’t wait to get back to Boston. “That’s what playoffs is all about, …

Canadiens force Game 7 with 4-0 win over Bruins

Monday, May 12, 2014

MONTREAL (AP) — Max Pacioretty’s slump is over. The big left wing had a goal and an assist in the second period and Carey Price made 26 saves and the Montreal Canadiens blanked the Boston Bruins 4-0 on …

Bruins try to finish off Canadiens in Game 6

Sunday, May 11, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins have two chances to finish off the archrival Canadiens. They are only thinking about the first one. “It’s going to be awesome,” Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller said, looking ahead to Game 6 in …

Bruins beat Canadiens 4-2 to take 3-2 series lead

Saturday, May 10, 2014

BOSTON — It took the Boston Bruins five years to score a power-play goal in the playoffs against the Montreal Canadiens. They needed only 32 seconds to do it again. Reilly Smith and Jarome Iginla scored on back-to-back …

Bruins set for Game 5 fresh off Matt Fraser’s overtime winner

Friday, May 9, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Matt Fraser was eating a burrito in Providence, Rhode Island, when he got the word that he was being promoted from the minor leagues to join the Boston Bruins for their playoff series against the …

Matt Fraser lifts Bruins past Canadiens, 1-0 in OT

Thursday, May 8, 2014

MONTREAL (AP) — Matt Fraser scored at 1:19 of overtime to give the Boston Bruins a 1-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night, tying the Eastern Conference semifinal series 2-2. Making his NHL playoff debut after …