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Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk (55) helps keep the puck away from Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask of Finland during the third period of Game 3 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings in Detroit, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

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 shut out in the first three games of the 1945 Stanley Cup finals. Boston goalie Tuukka Rask, backchecking forwards and shot-blocking defensemen … 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 runners in scoring position in all of them — in a 7-6 loss to the … 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 on goal on their four power plays and Boston won 4-1 in Game 2 on … 0

Lucic scores 2 as B’s romp, 6-2

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

BOSTON — Milan Lucic scored twice and the Bruins spoiled goalie Tim Thomas’ first game in Boston as a visitor with a 6-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night. It was the third straight six-goal game … 0

Bruins pull away from Islanders, 6-3

Monday, January 27, 2014

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — The Boston Bruins’ worst period was also their most prolific in a win over the New York Islanders. After a dominant first in which the Bruins scored only once on 18 shots, Boston overcame sloppiness … 0

Marchand, B’s crown Kings, 3-2

Monday, January 20, 2014

BOSTON — Brad Marchand really didn’t have an explanation for his recent run. He just wants it to last as long as possible. Marchand continued his hot scoring stretch with a pair of goals Monday, lifting the Boston … 0

Hawks beat Bruins, 3-2, by winning shootout

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

Leafs charge back, hold off Bruins, 4-3

Wednesday, January 15, 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

Marchand strikes for OT win

Thursday, January 2, 2014

BOSTON — Brad Marchand scored 54 seconds into overtime, faking out a defender at the point and then wristing the puck into the net to give the Boston Bruins a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Thursday … 0

Islanders blow by Bruins, 5-3

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

BOSTON — John Tavares scored 32 seconds into the third period and added a power-play goal with 6:43 left as the New York Islanders rallied for a 5-3 win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night. Frans Nielsen … 0

Soderberg, Iginla lead B’s past Preds

Monday, December 23, 2013

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Carl Soderberg scored on the power play goal and had two assists, Jarome Iginla added a pair of goals and the Boston Bruins beat the Nashville Predators 6-2 Monday night. Brad Marchand, Matt Fraser and … 0

Krejci keys Bruins’ 4-1 victory over Sabres

Sunday, December 22, 2013

BOSTON — David Krejci snapped a tie and set up Milan Lucic’s goal as the Boston Bruins earned a split of a two-game set with a 4-1 victory on Saturday night. Reilly Smith had a power-play and an empty-netter for Boston, which won its seventh straight at home. … 0

Sabres double up B’s

Thursday, December 19, 2013

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Drew Stafford scored the winning goal in the third period, and Ryan Miller made 34 saves in the Buffalo Sabres’ 4-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. Marcus Foligno and Brian Flynn both … 0