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Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard makes a save as defenseman Niklas Kronwall (55) and Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron look for the rebound during the second period of Game 1 of a first-round NHL playoff hockey series in Boston on Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Pavel Datsyuk’s late goal lifts Detroit over Boston in Game 1

Friday, April 18, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins worked all season to get home-ice advantage throughout the playoffs. It vanished with a flick of Pavel Datsyuk’s wrist. Just like that, on Datsyuk’s goal with 3:01 left, the Detroit Red Wings got the upper hand with a 1-0 win in the opener of the best-of-seven playoff series Friday night. “We know we’re good enough,” … 0

Bruins set for fresh start after regular season

Thursday, April 17, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins won the Presidents’ Trophy by leading the NHL with 117 points. Another number shows just how much, or little, that means. “I heard about 40 percent of the series are upsets in the first round,” Boston coach Claude Julien said. “You have teams that have high expectations. You … 0

Bruins center Patrice Bergeron gets boost from Olympics

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

WILMINGTON (AP) — For Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron, the 2014 Olympics were about more than winning a second gold medal with Canada. The Sochi Games were a confidence boost that he harnessed when he returned to perhaps the best of his 10 NHL seasons. The top-seeded Bruins need Bergeron to maintain his … 0

Bruins lose shootout to Blackhawks in final rematch

Sunday, January 19, 2014

CHICAGO — Patrick Kane sped toward the net, and then shuffled his skates for a few precious seconds. Then came a well-placed wrist shot, and the Chicago Blackhawks had another big victory. Something about the Boston Bruins brings … 0

Maple Leafs hold off Bruins 4-3

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

BOSTON — Tyler Bozak scored twice, Phil Kessel had three assists and the Toronto Maple Leafs held off the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Tuesday night. Jonathan Bernier made 38 saves for the Maple Leafs, including 15 in the … 0

Justin Williams leads Kings over Bruins with goal, assist

Friday, January 10, 2014

LOS ANGELES — Justin Williams had a power-play goal and an assist in his 800th career game, Jonathan Quick made 20 saves and the Los Angeles Kings slowed their recent slide with a 4-2 victory over the Boston … 0

Krug scores twice in Bruins’ 4-1 win over Jets

Saturday, January 4, 2014

BOSTON — Torey Krug became an instant favorite in Boston when he was called up during last year’s playoffs and had four goals in the first five NHL postseason games of his career. After a quick start this … 0

Marchand OT goal puts Bruins over Nashville 3-2

Thursday, January 2, 2014

BOSTON — Brad Marchand tried to poke the puck through the defender’s legs and then, to his surprise, found that he still had the puck. The Bruins forward took a couple of more strides and wristed it into … 0

Islanders skate past Bruins to close 2013

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

BOSTON — Despite falling behind by two after a pair of goals 25 seconds apart midway through the second period, the New York Islanders were confident they would have plenty of time and opportunities to rally against the … 0

Stories that Endure: Boston, Red Sox help each other following unforgettable marathon bombings

Monday, December 30, 2013

It’s hard to think of 2013 and forget the Boston Marathon. For 116 years, the historic race was held on Patriots’ Day, and for 116 years people went about their business on Tuesday. Not this year. Two bombs … 0

Senators slip past Bruins 4-3

Saturday, December 28, 2013

OTTAWA (AP) — The Ottawa Senators rebounded nicely on Saturday night and earned a split of a home-and-home series with the Boston Bruins. Coming off a 5-0 loss to the Bruins on Friday night, the Senators made the … 0

Soderberg, Iginla lead Bruin over Predators 6-2

Monday, December 23, 2013

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Boston Bruins have dealt with their share of injuries this season. Still, they always seem to find a way to win. On Monday night, Matt Fraser and Ryan Spooner, two players with 17 … 0

David Krejci keys Bruins’ 4-1 win over Sabres

Saturday, December 21, 2013

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins keep rolling at home. David Krejci snapped a tie and set up Milan Lucic’s goal as the Bruins earned a split of a two-game set with a 4-1 victory Saturday night. Reilly Smith … 0