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Boston Bruins' Ryan Spooner, second from left, celebrates his goal with teammates Matt Bartkowski (43) and David Pastrnak (88) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Raleigh, N.C. Boston won 2-1 in overtime. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

Pastrnak nets OT game winner, Bruins edge Hurricanes

Monday, March 30, 2015

RALEIGH, N.C. — A couple of rookies came up big for the Boston Bruins on Sunday. David Pastrnak had a goal and an assist, scoring the winner on a nice centering pass from Carl Soderberg at 4:23 of overtime and the Bruins earned a 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes. The victory put the Bruins three points ahead of Ottawa …

Getzlaf scores in OT as Ducks rally past Bruins

Friday, March 27, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks took advantage of the struggling Bruins and kept control of first place in the Western Conference. Ryan Getzlaf scored 3:09 into overtime to lift Anaheim to a 3-2 victory over Boston on Thursday night. “Our message yesterday was that we needed to turn around the way we …

Judge lets ex-NHL player lawsuit over concussions continue

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The NHL’s motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit brought by former players over concussion-related injuries was largely rejected Wednesday by a federal judge, allowing the claims to move forward. The plaintiffs have been seeking unspecified financial damages and medical monitoring for neurological disorders. They’ve argued the league had the knowledge and resources to better prevent head trauma, failed to …

Derek Roy’s shootout goal lifts Predators to 3-2 win over Bruins

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Derek Roy scored the only goal of the shootout to give the Nashville Predators a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night. Mike Fisher and Mike Ribeiro had goals in regulation for Nashville, …

Dave Cameron earns 1st NHL win, Senators beat Bruins

Saturday, December 13, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Dave Cameron had to wait a few extra minutes to earn his first victory as an NHL coach. The Ottawa Senators wound up with the win Saturday when Bobby Ryan and Mikka Zibanjad scored in …

Blackhawks lose Toews, but beat Bruins 3-2

Friday, December 12, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins got their captain back on the ice for the first time in seven weeks. The Chicago Blackhawks lost theirs, and they hope he won’t be gone much at all. The Blackhawks beat the …

NHL enforcers — and fights — are slowly vanishing

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

PHILADELPHIA — Dave Schultz would drop his gloves in a flash, his bare fists pummeling away at unprotected faces in fits of fury so ferocious he became known as “The Hammer.” Schultz was the intimidating backbone of Philadelphia’s …

Commissioner: No relocation plans for any NHL team

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

BOCA RATON, Fla. — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is playing down the possibility of relocating struggling franchises in Arizona and Florida. One day after putting the brakes on the prospect of expansion, Bettman reaffirmed Panthers owner Vinny Viola’s …

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 …