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New York Islanders defenseman Brian Strait (37) collides with New York Islanders' Zdeno Chara during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Chara left the game during the first period for unspecified reasons, according to team officials. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Bruins fall to Islanders, lose Zdeno Chara to injury

Thursday, October 23, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins lost the game to the New York Islanders 3-2 and then waited to find out how long they will be without their captain and No. 1 defenseman, Zdeno Chara. The 2009 Norris Trophy winner left Thursday night’s game in the first period with an undisclosed injury and didn’t return. Coach Claude Julien said after the …

Bruins hold off Sharks to win 5-3

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

BOSTON — Boston’s power play finally came through with two early goals Tuesday night. The other side of the Bruins’ special teams unit delivered in the end. Gregory Campbell netted the game-winner with less than 10 minutes remaining and the Bruins fended off a late four-minute San Jose power play to earn a …

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 …

Bruins stay upbeat after Game 1 loss to Canadiens

Friday, May 2, 2014

BOSTON — The Bruins pelted Carey Price with 51 shots. An overtime bid by Boston’s Carl Soderberg slid across the crease behind the goalie but didn’t go in. The team with the NHL’s best regular-season record had plenty …

Boston Bruins distance team from racist tweets at P.K. Subban

Friday, May 2, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins and Mayor Marty Walsh condemned racist slurs about P.K. Subban that hit social media after the Montreal defenseman scored in the second overtime of their playoff game Thursday night. Bruins President Cam …

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 …