BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy had arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder and is expected to miss the start of the regular season.
The Bruins said Friday that McAvoy had a “stabilization procedure” and is expected to need six months to recover.
Boston Bruins (43-20-5, fourth in the Atlantic) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (32-32-5, sixth in the Metropolitan)
Columbus, Ohio; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Columbus is looking to end its six-game losing streak with a victory against Boston.
BOSTON (AP) — There was Marc McLaughlin, three weeks after finishing his career at Boston College, sharing the ice — and the scoresheet — with childhood hero Patrice Bergeron.
“I feel like I’ve lived that moment in my basement a million times,” the undrafted BC captain said after scoring in his NHL debut Thursday night during a six-goal second-period outburst that propelled the Bruins to an 8-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils.
Boston Bruins (37-19-5, fourth in the Atlantic) vs. Winnipeg Jets (28-23-10, sixth in the Central)
Winnipeg, Manitoba; Friday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Kyle Connor leads Winnipeg into a matchup against Boston.
CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Grzelcyk scored at 1:40 of overtime and the surging Boston Bruins beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 on Tuesday night.
After taking a cross-ice feed from Taylor Hall, Grzelcyk whipped the puck past goalie Marc-Andre Fleury to end it on Boston’s 48th shot.
Philadelphia Flyers (13-15-7, sixth in the Metropolitan) vs. Boston Bruins (20-11-2, fourth in the Atlantic)
Boston; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Bruins -259, Flyers +208; over/under is 6
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trainers repaired the giant gash on Brad Marchand's nose, stuffed gauze up his nostrils and then he stepped back on to the ice minutes after taking a violent high stick to the face.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Matt Grzelcyk scored his first goal of the season in the final minutes of the third period, and the Boston Bruins snapped a two-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins had to cut short one goal celebration to skate to the defense of a teammate, who was taking some abuse from oft-suspended Capitals forward Tom Wilson.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Not only did the Boston Bruins play like a team looking to nail down its spot in the playoffs a week early, they looked like one capable of going a long way in the run for the Stanley Cup...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — David Pastrnak, better known as “Pasta,” is finally starting to cook for the Boston Bruins...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Zach Sanford is expected to see his first action in more than six weeks when the St...
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins are a case study in extremes on the blue line.
There are some prototypical bruisers: At 6-foot-9 and 250 pounds, 42-year-old Zdeno Chara anchors Boston's first pairing and the 6-foot-5 Brandon Carlo is on the second line...