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No Bruins free-agent splashes?

Monday, June 23, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins don’t expect to make a major signing in free agency. A player drafted from a mediocre crop this week likely won’t make an immediate impact. So general manager Peter Chiarelli plans some small changes to improve the team that exited the playoffs earlier than expected. “We had a very good team and, with a little bit of tweaking, I feel we’ll be right back where … 0

Despite best record, B’ s 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,” defenseman Johnny Boychuk said after a 3-1 loss to the Canadiens eliminated the Bruins. “We … 0

Habs oust B’s

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

BOSTON — Carey Price stopped 29 shots to help Montreal beat the Boston Bruins 3-1 in Game 7 on Wednesday night and put the Canadiens in the Eastern Conference finals. Montreal will play the New York Rangers for a spot in the Stanley Cup finals. Dale Weise, Max Pacioretty and Daniel Briere scored … 0

Game 7 to settle B’s, Habs again

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

BOSTON — 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, man,” Subban said after the Canadiens won Game 6 to force … 0

Habs force Game 7, 4-0

Monday, May 12, 2014

MONTREAL — Max Pacioretty 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 Monday night to force Game 7 in their … 0

B’s try to finish off Habs on road tonight

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 … 0

It’s now a best of 3 for B’s, Habs

Friday, May 9, 2014

BOSTON — Matt Fraser was eating a burrito in Providence, R.I., 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 Montreal Canadiens. … 0

Canadiens’ Weise is drawing unexpected attention

Thursday, May 8, 2014

BROSSARD, Quebec — Dale Weise is finding out what it’s like to be a Montreal Canadien when they’re winning in the springtime. Some were not happy when general manager Marc Bergevin sent defenseman Raphael Diaz to Vancouver Canucks … 0

Canadiens derail B’s, 4-2

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

MONTREAL — P.K. Subban, Dale Weise and Lars Eller each had a goal and an assist, Carey Price made 26 saves, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Boston Bruins 4-2 on Tuesday night to take the lead in … 0

City on alert in tense Montreal-Boston series

Sunday, May 4, 2014

MONTREAL — With tensions already running high between the Canadiens and the Boston Bruins, Montreal officials say they’re staying vigilant to ensure the passion doesn’t get destructive. The city has a reputation during recent NHL playoff runs for its spontaneous celebrations that occasionally deteriorate into rampages of vandalism, … 0

Habs say they’re happy to head home tied 1-1 with B’s

Sunday, May 4, 2014

MONTREAL — The Canadiens are choosing to look on the bright side as they return to Montreal after earning a two-game split in Boston. Sure they could be leading the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series 2-0 with the … 0

Bruins stay upbeat after Game 1 loss to Habs

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 … 0

Habs beat B’s in OT opener, 4-3

Thursday, May 1, 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 … 0