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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

B’s win 5th straight, topple Panthers 5-2

Sunday, March 9, 2014

SUNRISE, Fla. — Torey Krug scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and the Boston Bruins won their season-high fifth straight with a 5-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Sunday. Chad Johnson made 20 saves, and … 0

Tuukka, Bruins shut down Caps, 3-0

Thursday, March 6, 2014

BOSTON — Tuukka Rask got the first win of his career against Washington, Gregory Campbell and Loui Eriksson scored second-period goals and the Boston Bruins beat the Capitals 3-0 on Thursday night. Rask’s sixth shutout of the season … 0

B’s obtain Flyers’ defenseman Meszaros

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins added veteran depth to their young defense corps by trading for Andrej Meszaros and obtaining Corey Potter on waivers Wednesday. The Bruins got Meszaros, 28, from the Philadelphia Flyers for a 2014 third-round … 0

Rask, Hamilton power Bruins over Rangers 6-3

Sunday, March 2, 2014

NEW YORK — Tuukka Rask made 19 saves in a one-sided first period, and defenseman Dougie Hamilton had a goal and two assists to lift the Boston Bruins to a 6-3 victory over the Rangers on Sunday night … 0

Sabres overtake Bruins in OT, 5-4

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Matt D’Agostini outraced Zdeno Chara to a loose puck and scored 22 seconds into overtime, lifting the Buffalo Sabres to a 5-4 win over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night. Matt Moulson forced overtime by … 0

Blues beat B’s in OT, 3-2

Thursday, February 6, 2014

ST. LOUIS — T.J. Oshie scored 3:29 into overtime, leading the St. Louis Blues to a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. Oshie jammed the puck in from the side of the net as the … 0

Budaj turns back 34 shots as Habs beat Bruins, 4-1

Thursday, January 30, 2014

BOSTON — Peter Budaj stopped 34 shots and the Montreal Canadiens ended Boston’s recent scoring binge with a 4-1 win over the Bruins on Thursday night. The Canadiens won their second game in three nights after losing four … 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