Bruins

It’s official: B’s Krejci signs 6-year extension

Thursday, September 4, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins signed center David Krejci to a six-year, $43.5 million contract extension Thursday. The deal begins in the 2015-16 season after the final season of his current contract. Krejci led the Bruins last season with 50 assists and 69 points. He also led the NHL with a 39 plus-minus rating. In eight NHL seasons, all with the Bruins, he has 110 goals, 268 assists and 378 … 0

No Bruins free-agent splashes?

Monday, June 23, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins don’t expect to make a major signing in free agency. A player drafted from a mediocre crop this week likely won’t make an immediate impact. So general manager Peter Chiarelli plans some small changes to improve the team that exited the playoffs earlier than expected. “We had a very good team and, with a little bit of tweaking, … 0

Despite best record, B’ s done for season

Thursday, May 15, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins went to the TD Garden for Game 7 of their playoff series against Montreal knowing that someone’s season would end. They just never considered it might be theirs. “Oh, it’s tough to swallow,” defenseman Johnny Boychuk said after a 3-1 loss to the Canadiens eliminated the Bruins. “We … 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

Bruins blank Calgary, 2-0

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

BOSTON — Zdeno Chara scored two power-play goals and Jarome Iginla had a pair of assists against his former team to help the Boston Bruins beat the Calgary Flames 2-0 on Tuesday night. David Krejci also had two … 0

Bruins topple Leafs

Sunday, December 8, 2013

TORONTO — Carl Soderberg and Torey Krug scored second-period power-play goals and the Boston Bruins defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Sunday. The Bruins were coming off a Saturday night win over Pittsburgh where Shawn Thornton had … 0