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Boston Bruins goaltender Niklas Svedberg (72), of Sweden, blocks a shot during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the  Buffalo Sabres in  Buffalo, N.Y., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

Niklas Svedberg earns shutout in Bruins’ win over Sabres

Sunday, October 19, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Boston Bruins bounced back from their worst defensive performance of the season with their first shutout victory. Niklas Svedberg made 32 saves in his first NHL shutout, and the Bruins beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-0 on Saturday night. “It’s a great feeling,” Svedberg said. “Most of all to get the win for us was huge. I was happy to get a shutout, too.” Boston (3-4) gave up a season-high six goals in Thursday night’s loss at Montreal. Svedberg replaced Tuukka Rask in the third period of the loss, before making his third career start in Buffalo. “We had always taken a …

Bruins forward Milan Lucic fined $5,000 for gesture in Montreal

Friday, October 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL has fined Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic $5,000 for making an obscene gesture at the fans in Montreal. Lucic taunted the crowd and then mimicked raising the Stanley Cup while entering the penalty box in Boston’s 6-4 loss to the Canadiens. He did not speak to the media after the game. Lucic has not been well-liked in …

Canadiens surge past Bruins in home opener 6-4

Thursday, October 16, 2014

MONTREAL (AP) — Canadiens coach Michel Therrien was happy with the way his team bounced back from a tough loss in its last game. Brendan Gallagher and P.A. Parenteau each had two goals to lead Montreal in a 6-4 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. Max Pacioretty had a goal and …

Bruins fall in overtime to Canadiens in Game 1

Friday, May 2, 2014

BOSTON — P.K. Subban scored his second goal of the game at 4:17 of the second overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Eastern …

Bruins, Canadiens to renew rivalry Thursday

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Claude Julien knows all about this rivalry. He coached Montreal for three seasons, and now he’s in charge in Boston. “I hated Boston when I was in Montreal and now I hate Montreal because I’m …

Bruins defense prepares for Canadiens

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — The stingy defense the Boston Bruins played all season was even better in the first round of the playoffs. No wonder three of their defensive stars have been chosen as finalists for NHL awards. And …

Canadiens busy preparing for Bruins in next round

Sunday, April 27, 2014

BROSSARD, Quebec — The Montreal Canadiens are ready to add another chapter to one of hockey’s greatest rivalries. After eliminating the Tampa Bay Lightning in four games, Montreal is preparing to face Boston in the second round of …

Bruins beat Red Wings 4-2, advance in NHL playoffs

Saturday, April 26, 2014

BOSTON — The regular season wasn’t much of a struggle for the Boston Bruins, and neither was their first-round playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings. Tuukka Rask made 31 saves Saturday, and the defending Eastern Conference champions …

Bruins can eliminate Red Wings in Game 5

Friday, April 25, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins overcame a two-goal deficit to win Game 4 of their playoff series in Detroit. Now the Red Wings must overcome a two-game deficit to keep their season alive. The Bruins won 3-2 in …

Bruins beat Red Wings 3-2 in OT, up 3-1 in series

Friday, April 25, 2014

DETROIT — The Boston Bruins took a couple punches, then hit back hard and put the Detroit Red Wings on the brink of elimination. Jarome Iginla scored with 6:28 left in overtime on a redirected shot that went …

Bruins defense holding Red Wings to historic lows

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

DETROIT — The Boston Bruins have held the Detroit Red Wings to historically poor offensive production. With two goals through three games, the Red Wings are off to their worst three-game start in any playoff series since getting …

Bruins beat Red Wings 3-0 in Game 3, take 2-1 lead

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

DETROIT — The Boston Bruins took full advantage of Detroit’s mistakes, and their stellar goaltender’s flawless performance. Dougie Hamilton and Jordan Caron scored in the first period after the Red Wings had miscues on the ice and Tuukka …

Red Wings hope to use speed vs Bruins’ strength

Monday, April 21, 2014

DETROIT — The Detroit Red Wings have figured out what they need to do to beat the Boston Bruins. Detroit used its skill to win Game 1 against the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Bruins. Boston evened its first-round series against …