Bruins

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

Bruins, Habs renew heated rivalry

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

BOSTON — 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 in … 0

B’s focused on stopping potent Habs

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

BOSTON — 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 a … 0

Habs busy preparing for Bruins in much-anticipated match-up

Monday, April 28, 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 … 0

Bruins can eliminate Wings today

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 … 0

B’s D holding 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 … 0

Pro Roundup: Sox fall; B’s-Wings tonight

Monday, April 21, 2014

A year after the Boston Marathon bombings, the Red Sox had plenty of chances to make a special day even more memorable. They almost succeeded. Boston scored one run in each of the last three innings — stranding … 0

Bruins top Red Wings, 4-1

Sunday, April 20, 2014

BOSTON — Two power-play goals and stingy penalty killing ended the Boston Bruins’ offensive drought and tied their playoff series. Reilly Smith and Zdeno Chara scored with a man advantage, the Detroit Red Wings got just one shot … 0

Datsyuk’s late goal lifts Wings over Bruins

Friday, April 18, 2014

BOSTON — Pavel Datsyuk scored at 16:59 of the third period, moments after Jimmy Howard’s best save of the game, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the top-seeded Boston Bruins 1-0 in the opener of their Eastern Conference … 0

Bruins ready for Red Wings

Friday, April 18, 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 … 0

Devils edge B’s in what may be Brodeur’s finale

Sunday, April 13, 2014

NEWARK, N.J. — Martin Brodeur made 16 saves in what might have been his last start in a 20-year career with the Devils and New Jersey beat Boston 3-2 on Sunday as the Bruins rested many of their … 0