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FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2015, file photo, Detroit Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk (13) and Edmonton Oilers Jeff Petry (2), center, battle for the puck during first period NHL hockey action in Edmonton, Alberta. The Montreal Canadiens have made the first major move on the morning of the NHL's trade deadline day, Monday, March 2, 2015,  by acquiring Jeff Petry from the Edmonton Oilers for draft picks. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson, File)

Canadiens swing three deals as the NHL trading-deadline-day headliners

Monday, March 2, 2015

General manager Marc Bergevin added to the Montreal Canadiens without altering his Eastern Conference-leading lineup. In Detroit, GM Ken Holland thought it was important to provide his young Red Wings a nudge by adding two experienced veterans. As for the Toronto Maple Leafs, their long-expected purge of high-priced talent failed to materialize before the NHL’s annual trading deadline struck on … 0

Spooner scores 1st NHL goal, B’s win in OT

Friday, February 27, 2015

NEWARK, N.J. — Ryan Spooner scored his first NHL goal with 2:14 left in overtime and the Boston Bruins defeated the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Friday night after blowing a two-goal third-period lead. Daniel Paille and David Pastrnak scored for Boston, which won for only the second time in nine games (2-5-2). … 0

Lack stops 40 for Canucks in win at Boston

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

BOSTON — Zack Kassian broke a 1-1 tie with a goal early in the third period and Eddie Lack preserved the lead with 13 of his 40 saves in the final period for the Vancouver Canucks in a 2-1 win over the struggling Boston Bruins on Tuesday night. Daniel and Henrik Sedin both picked up assists on the tiebreaking goal 6:47 into the … 0

It’s now a best of 3 for B’s, Habs

Friday, May 9, 2014

BOSTON — Matt Fraser was eating a burrito in Providence, R.I., when he got the word that he was being promoted from the minor leagues to join the Boston Bruins for their playoff series against the Montreal Canadiens. … 0

Canadiens’ Weise is drawing unexpected attention

Thursday, May 8, 2014

BROSSARD, Quebec — Dale Weise is finding out what it’s like to be a Montreal Canadien when they’re winning in the springtime. Some were not happy when general manager Marc Bergevin sent defenseman Raphael Diaz to Vancouver Canucks … 0

Canadiens derail B’s, 4-2

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

MONTREAL — P.K. Subban, Dale Weise and Lars Eller each had a goal and an assist, Carey Price made 26 saves, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Boston Bruins 4-2 on Tuesday night to take the lead in … 0

City on alert in tense Montreal-Boston series

Sunday, May 4, 2014

MONTREAL — With tensions already running high between the Canadiens and the Boston Bruins, Montreal officials say they’re staying vigilant to ensure the passion doesn’t get destructive. The city has a reputation during recent NHL playoff runs for its spontaneous celebrations that occasionally deteriorate into rampages of vandalism, … 0

Habs say they’re happy to head home tied 1-1 with B’s

Sunday, May 4, 2014

MONTREAL — The Canadiens are choosing to look on the bright side as they return to Montreal after earning a two-game split in Boston. Sure they could be leading the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series 2-0 with the … 0

Bruins stay upbeat after Game 1 loss to Habs

Friday, May 2, 2014

BOSTON — The Bruins pelted Carey Price with 51 shots. An overtime bid by Boston’s Carl Soderberg slid across the crease behind the goalie but didn’t go in. The team with the NHL’s best regular-season record had plenty … 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