Boston faces Toronto for division battle
Boston Bruins (5-1-1, second in the Atlantic Division) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (4-3-1, fourth in the Atlantic Division)
Tampa Bay and Boston meet in division matchup
Tampa Bay Lightning (3-2-1, fourth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Boston Bruins (5-1-0, second in the Atlantic Division)
Berube’s Blues living dangerously, on verge of winning Cup
BOSTON (AP) — Craig Berube's bunch likes to live dangerously.
In Game 5 alone, Ivan Barbashev got away with a high hit on Marcus Johansson and Zach Sanford got his elbow up into Torey Krug's...
Bruins’ veteran quintet could be key in latest Cup bid
BOSTON (AP) — When the Boston Bruins take the ice against the St. Louis Blues, they will do it with a core group of veterans who know what it's like to hoist the Stanley Cup — and have it slip...
Bruins’ Chara says he’s on track for Stanley Cup Final
BOSTON (AP) — Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara returned to practice and worked out with the full squad Monday, his first such workout since sitting out Boston's Eastern Conference-clinching victory...
Chara skates before Bruins’ practice
BOSTON (AP) — Three days after he had to miss Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final because of an undisclosed injury, Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara skated before practice on Sunday.
Bruins beat Blue Jackets 3-0, advance to conference final
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tuukka Rask made 39 saves and recorded his sixth career playoff shutout as the Boston Bruins beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-0 Monday night to clinch their second-round...
Matthews, Kapanen score late, Maple Leafs edge Bruins 2-1
BOSTON (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs have grown accustomed to playoff disappointment in recent years.
However, after putting together possibly their best defensive effort of the season,...
Matthews leads Maple Leafs past Bruins 3-2 for 2-1 lead
TORONTO (AP) — With the Toronto Maple Leafs back home, Auston Matthews finally broke through against Boston.
Matthews scored his first goal of the playoffs and set up another as the Maple...
Lightning beat Bruins 6-3, tie NHL record with 62nd win
BOSTON (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning won their NHL record-tying 62nd game, getting a short-handed goal by Steven Stamkos during a three-goal second period in a 6-3 victory over the Boston Bruins...
Penguins end Bruins’ 19-game point streak with 4-2 win
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jared McCann scored twice, Matt Murray finished with 39 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins handed the Boston Bruins their first regulation loss since January with a 4-2 victory on...
Krejci’s late goal helps Bruins extend points streak to 19
BOSTON (AP) — The points — and comebacks — keep coming for the Boston Bruins.
David Krejci scored on a tip-in with 44.7 seconds left and the Bruins extended their NHL-best run of 19 straight...
Krejci scores in OT, Bruins beat Hurricanes 4-3
BOSTON (AP) — Jake DeBrusk had a goal, an assist and one very big steal to help the Boston Bruins keep rolling toward the playoffs.
DeBrusk stole the puck deep in Carolina's zone and made a...
Marchand has goal, 2 assists as Bruins beat Sharks 4-1
BOSTON (AP) — After an even first period, the Boston Bruins dominated San Jose in the second and outslugged the Sharks in the third.
The Bruins continued to surge in the Eastern Conference...
Bruins beat Chicago 6-3, snap Blackhawks’ 7-game win streak
BOSTON (AP) — David Krejci, Danton Heinen and Brad Marchand each scored during a four-minute span at the end of the first period and the Boston Bruins beat the Blackhawks 6-3 on Tuesday night to snap Chicago's seven-game winning streak.
Bruins beat Blackhawks 6-3, snap Chicago’s 7-game win streak
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins needed someone to replace David Pastrnak's production while their leading scorer recovers from thumb surgery.
For one night, at least, they found the solution: just about everyone.
David Krejci, Danton Heinen and Brad Marchand each scored during a four-minute span at the end of the first period and the Boston Bruins beat the Blackhawks 6-3 on Tuesday night to snap Chicago's seven-game winning streak.
Bruins honor Bergeron with ceremony for 1,000th game
BOSTON (AP) — Boston held a pregame ceremony to honor Patrice Bergeron for playing his 1,000th game in the NHL.
Bergeron was joined by his wife, their three children and his parents ahead of the game Saturday against the Los Angeles Kings. He received gifts and loud ovations from the TD Garden crowd.
Rangers rally in 3rd, beat Bruins 4-3 in shootout
NEW YORK (AP) — Tony DeAngelo scored the decisive goal in the seventh round of the shootout and the New York Rangers rallied from two goals down in the third period to beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Wednesday night.
Mika Zibanejad, Kevin Hayes and Filip Chytil scored for New York and Alexandar Georgiev finished with 27 saves. The Rangers won for the second time in five games (2-2-1) after a stretch in which they won four of five.
Bruins beat Capitals for first time since 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tuukka Rask made 24 saves, David Krejci scored and the Boston Bruins beat the Washington Capitals 1-0 on Sunday to snap a 14-game skid against the defending Stanley Cup champions.
Boston beat Washington for the first time since March 29, 2014. The Bruins snapped a three-game skid and handed the Capitals their eighth loss in nine games.
Rask earned his 253rd victory to take over first place on the Bruins' career list.
Bruins shut out Capitals to end 14-game skid vs. Washington
WASHINGTON (AP) — Boston Bruins players could feel themselves making progress in recent games against the Washington Capitals even as the losses piled up.
Petry swats in OT winner to lead Montreal past Boston 3-2
BOSTON (AP) — Somewhere along the way, Canadiens defenseman Jeff Petry must have learned a little baseball, too.
The son of major league pitcher Dan Petry scored the game-winner just 15 seconds into overtime on Monday night, batting the puck out of the air and past Tuukka Rask to give Montreal a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins.
Pastrnak’s goal sends Bruins past Maple Leafs 3-2
TORONTO (AP) — A pair of miscues proved costly for the Toronto Maple Leafs against the Boston Bruins.
Sean Kuraly and David Pastrnak pounced on mistakes by Toronto defensemen Jake Gardiner and Nikita Zaitsev late in the second period and turned a deficit into a lead as Boston grabbed a 3-2 victory Saturday.
"We came out and played the game we wanted to," said Toronto winger Mitch Marner, who scored his 17th goal of the season. "Just made a couple of mistakes and they didn't miss."
Halak, Pastrnak lead Bruins to 3-1 win over Ducks
BOSTON (AP) — Playing without two key injured stars, the Boston Bruins have relied on their goaltending to get wins lately.
Jaroslav Halak stopped 24 shots, and David Pastrnak had a goal and two assists to lead the Bruins to a 3-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday night.
"I really wanted him to get another shutout," David Krejci said. "Both goaltenders have been really good with (Zdeno Chara) and (Patrice) Bergeron out of the lineup."
Halak gets third shutout, Bruins beat Canadiens 4-0
MONTREAL (AP) — Jaroslav Halak had a strong game against Montreal and former teammate Carey Price, and helped the Boston Bruins get a big road win.
Halak stopped 22 shots for his third shutout of the season as the Bruins beat the Canadiens 4-0 on Monday night.
Halak got his 45th career shutout and improved to 5-0-0 when facing Price.
Marchand has 2 goals, 1 assist as Bruins beat Coyotes 4-3
BOSTON (AP) — In a span of five minutes, the Boston Bruins turned a two-goal deficit into a two-goal lead.
David Krejci was just happy to be along for the ride.
Moving up to Boston's top line to fill in for the injured Patrice Bergeron, Krejci assisted on three of Boston's four goals during a second-period flurry that put away the Arizona Coyotes 4-3 on Tuesday night.
Jets get 3 on power play, rout Flyers 7-1
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Josh Morrissey scored one of Winnipeg's three power-play goals and the Jets got goals from seven players while routing the Philadelphia Flyers 7-1 on Sunday.
Kyle Connor, Brandon Tanev, Dustin Byfuglien, Blake Wheeler, Bryan Little and Tyler Myers also scored for Winnipeg (18-9-2).
Mark Scheifele assisted on all three of Winnipeg's second-period goals, and Nikolaj Ehlers and Patrik Laine each had two assists.
Jakub Voracek scored his eighth goal for the Flyers (12-13-3).
Krug scores in OT to lift Bruins over Senators 2-1
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Torey Krug felt like the Boston Bruins were "still in their pre-game nap" during their game against the Ottawa Senators.
Tuukka Rask helped the Bruins stick around, and Krug gave Boston the jolt it needed for a road victory.
Krug took a cross-crease pass from David Krejci and beat Mike McKenna with a one-timer 3:07 into overtime to lift the Bruins over the Ottawa Senators 2-1 on Sunday night.
"It was a tough game for us," Krug said. "It took us a while to wake up there."
Krejci moves up Bruins’ scoring list in 6-3 win over Leafs
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins were tired of being pushed around.
David Krejci had a goal and assist to move past Hall of Famer Cam Neely for 10th on the Bruins' all-time scoring list, and Boston snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-3 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night.
Pastrnak, Bergeron combine for 7 points, Bruins beat Sens
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — David Pastrnak and Patrice Bergeron put on a show, and Tuukka Rask made it stand for the Boston Bruins.
Pastrnak had two goals and two assists, Bergeron added a goal and two assists and the Bruins beat the Ottawa Senators 4-1 on Tuesday night.
The Bruins (5-2-2) snapped a three-game skid and beat the Senators for the second time this season. David Krejci scored his second of the season, and Rask made 38 saves.
Rask had allowed 14 goals in his first four starts this season.
Pastrnak scored 3 goals, Bruins beat winless Red Wings 8-2
BOSTON (AP) — David Pastrnak scored three times, giving him 101 goals in his career, and Patrice Bergeron had three assists as the Boston Bruins kept Detroit winless with an 8-2 victory over the Red Wings on Saturday.
It was the second career hat trick for Pastrnak, who has scored seven times in five games this season.
Jake DeBrusk scored twice and David Krejci had a pair of assists for the Bruins, who also got goals from Charlie McAvoy, Anders Bjork and Sean Kuraly.
Pastrnak gets hat trick, Bruins rout winless Red Wings 8-2
BOSTON (AP) — David Pastrnak got to the 100-goal mark and moved right past it.
Pastrnak scored three times Saturday, giving him 101 goals for his career, and the Boston Bruins kept Detroit winless with an 8-2 victory over the Red Wings.
"It's been quick and I'm glad that I get to be part of this," Pastrnak said. "I'm just having fun. I love the game. I'm not focusing on if I'm going to score a goal or three."
Marchand, Nordstrom score in 36-second span, Bruins win
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins couldn't stop Edmonton star Connor McDavid. They did shut down the rest of the Oilers.
The Bruins answered McDavid's early goal by scoring three straight in the first period and shut down the frustrated Oilers the rest of the way in a 4-1 victory Thursday night.
"It's hard to stop a guy like that. Sometimes it happens with an early one. You just have to chip away," Boston's David Krejci said. "We responded really well.
Question for Bruins (again): How long can Chara keep going?
BOSTON (AP) — How much longer can Zdeno Chara keep this up?
The Boston Bruins defenseman — and leader in ice time — will turn 42 this season, and sooner or later the window will close on his opportunity to skate around the ice again with the Stanley Cup. For his teammates, that means focusing on this season as their best and possibly last chance to win with him.
David Pastrnak has hat trick, 3 assists for Bruins
BOSTON (AP) — David Pastrnak had a hat trick and three assists to help Boston blow out the Toronto Maple Leafs for the second straight game, leading the Bruins to a 7-3 victory Saturday night and a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference playoff series.
Bruins, Maple Leafs back at it, with memories of 2013
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins remember what happened last time they met Toronto in the NHL playoffs. They also realize they can't count on it happening again.
After taking a 3-1 lead in the series but failing to close out the Maple Leafs in Games 5 and 6 of their first-round series in 2013, Boston fell behind 4-1 in the third period of the decisive seventh game before sending it into overtime with two goals in the last 82 seconds of regulation.
Bruins beat Panthers 5-1, regain first place in East
BOSTON (AP) — Nick Holden has only been in Boston for about a month, and he's already learned that he needs to keep his stick on the ice when he's playing with David Krejci.
"When you think the puck can't get there, he can get it there," Holden said after scoring his first goal in a Bruins uniform, tapping in a spinning, perfectly place pass from Krejci to help Boston beat the Florida Panthers 5-1 on Saturday afternoon.