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New York Islanders defenseman Brian Strait (37) collides with New York Islanders' Zdeno Chara during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Chara left the game during the first period for unspecified reasons, according to team officials. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Bruins lose Chara for 4-6 weeks with knee injury

Friday, October 24, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins will spend the next four to six weeks trying to fill the hole left by an injury to the tallest player in NHL history. Defenseman Zdeno Chara tore the posterior cruciate ligament in his left knee but will not need surgery, Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli said. The team called up two minor-league defensemen on … 0

Johnson, Islanders beat Bruins. 3-2

Thursday, October 23, 2014

BOSTON — Former Bruins backup Chad Johnson stopped 30 shots, and Kyle Okposo scored the go-ahead goal in the second period to help the New York Islanders snap a two-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. The Bruins played the last 50 minutes without captain and No. 1 defenseman Zdeno Chara, who left in the first … 0

Bruins roar back, hold off Sharks’ power play to win 5-3

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

BOSTON — Gregory Campbell scored the game winner with less than 10 minutes remaining and the Boston Bruins had to fend off a late four-minute power play to earn a wild 5-3 win over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night. Brad Marchand and Torey Krug scored power-play goals, and Seth Griffith netted his first career NHL goal for the Bruins, who have … 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