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Detroit Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk (13) is congratulated by teammate Johan Franzen after scoring against Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask, left, during the third period of Detroit's 1-0 win in Game 1 of a first-round NHL playoff hockey series, in Boston on Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

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 playoff series Friday night. The Bruins won the Presidents’ Trophy for the best record in the regular season but were locked in … 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 first round,” Boston coach Claude Julien said. “You have teams that have high expectations. You … 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 stars in preparation for the playoffs later this week. The soon-to-be 42-year-old Brodeur is in … 0

Chara, Bruins tip Rangers, 3-2

Friday, November 29, 2013

BOSTON — Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara gave his team a spark with his rare fight. Then he won the game with his usual blistering slap shot. Chara and Patrice Bergeron scored third-period goals to lift the Bruins … 0

Bruins top Pens in OT, 4-3

Monday, November 25, 2013

BOSTON — Torey Krug scored 34 seconds into overtime and the Boston Bruins beat Pittsburgh 4-3 on Monday night, snapping a seven-game, regular-season losing streak to the Penguins in a matchup of the Eastern Conference’s top two teams. … 0

Blues over B’s in shootout, 3-2

Thursday, November 21, 2013

BOSTON — Derek Roy scored once in regulation and again in the fourth round of the shootout on Thursday night as the St. Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins 3-2. Jaroslav Halak stopped 27 shots in regulation, two … 0

Rask slams door in Bruins’ 2-1 win

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

NEW YORK — Tuukka Rask made 43 saves — including a stop on a first-period penalty shot — and the Boston Bruins spoiled the return of New York forward Rick Nash in a 2-1 victory over the Rangers … 0

Smith, Soderberg lift Bruins over ’Canes

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

RALEIGH, N.C. — Reilly Smith and Carl Soderberg had a goal and an assist each in the first period, and the Boston Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 on Monday night. Johnny Boychuk scored midway through the third … 0

Senators rally past Bruins, 4-2

Friday, November 15, 2013

OTTAWA — Jason Spezza, Jared Cowen and Bobby Ryan scored third-period goals and the Ottawa Senators earned a 4-2 comeback victory over the Boston Bruins on Friday night. With the victory, the Senators ended the Bruins’ 11-game winning … 0

Lucic delivers B’ s to 3-2 OT win over Jackets

Thursday, November 14, 2013

BOSTON — Milan Lucic scored on a breakaway with 49 seconds left in overtime to lift the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night. Lucic blocked Cam Atkinson’s shot just inside … 0

Tuukka posts zeros, 3-0

Monday, November 11, 2013

BOSTON — Clearly, Tampa Bay star Steven Stamkos’ injury was on everyone’s minds. The Boston Bruins were able to get back to playing hockey a lot quicker after it happened. Patrice Bergeron and Daniel Paille scored 20 seconds … 0