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It’s official: B’s Krejci signs 6-year extension

Thursday, September 4, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins signed center David Krejci to a six-year, $43.5 million contract extension Thursday. The deal begins in the 2015-16 season after the final season of his current contract. Krejci led the Bruins last season with 50 assists and 69 points. He also led the NHL with a 39 plus-minus rating. In eight NHL seasons, all with the Bruins, he has 110 goals, 268 assists and 378 … 0

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, … 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 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

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