Stamkos scores in shootout, Lightning beat Bruins 4-3
BOSTON (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning overcame a slow start to win their second straight game and gain some much-needed momentum.
Steven Stamkos scored the lone goal in the shootout and...
Rask, Bruins blank Devils 3-0 in home opener
BOSTON (AP) — It didn't take very long for the Boston Bruins to wash away the sting of last season's disappointing finish on home ice.
Halak stops 35 shots in Bruins’ 1-0 win over Coyotes
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jaroslav Halak was tested from the start, facing breakaways, odd-man rushes, numerous good chances on power plays.
He turned away every one and the Boston Bruins won...
NHL goaltenders getting concussions at an alarming rate
Filip Chytil beat the last defender to the net, snapped the shot past Tuukka Rask and barreled over the goaltender he had just scored on.
Season of comeback? Blues lock down games to win Cup
BOSTON (AP) — When Alex Pietrangelo lifted a backhander over Tuukka Rask to give the St. Louis Blues a two-goal lead late in the first period, Boston fans went silent and the eerie quiet lasted...
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest from Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final between Boston and St. Louis (all times local):
The St. Louis Blues are 20 minutes away from their first Stanley...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest from Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final between Boston and St. Louis (all times local):
The Boston Bruins are holding a 3-1 lead late in Game 6 of...
Bounce here, bounce there and Blues, Bruins now knotted 2-2
ST. LOUIS (AP) — It usually takes a lucky bounce here and there to win the Stanley Cup.
Game 4 of the final between the Bruins and the Blues had a whole lot of bounces — and not a lot of...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final between Boston and St. Louis (all times local):
9: 40 p.m.
The St. Louis Blues have taken a 3-2 lead over the Boston...
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest from Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final between the St. Louis Blues and the Boston Bruins (all times Eastern):
Big or small, Bruins defense making it happen in playoffs
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...
Unflappable Finn Rask the key to Bruins’ Stanley Cup success
BOSTON (AP) — Tuukka Rask first caught coach Bruce Cassidy's attention as a hot-headed minor leaguer who was throwing milk crates onto the ice when things didn't go his way.
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, Blues meet in Stanley Cup Final 49 years in making
Seeing the famous photo of Bobby Orr scoring the 1970 Stanley Cup-winning goal to beat his St. Louis Blues doesn't bring back bad memories for Scotty Bowman.
Bruins sweep Hurricanes to reach Stanley Cup Final
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Boston's top line kept finding ways to score, especially on the power play. With a chance to clinch another series, Tuukka Rask was perfect — again.
Rask’s roll has Bruins a win away from Stanley Cup Final
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tuukka Rask is stopping just about any puck playoff opponents can shoot his way — even the ones he doesn't see.
The goaltender has been dominant in the Boston Bruins'...
Bruins beat Carolina 2-1, take 3-0 series lead
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tuukka Rask and the Boston Bruins stood tall during an early deluge of shots and penalties, patiently waiting for their chance to take over the game.
Bruins thump Hurricanes 6-2, take 2-0 lead in East finals
BOSTON (AP) — With a five-goal, third-period lead and the Bruins still not done scoring, the crowd in the new Boston Garden began a throaty chant of "We want the Cup!"
Rask comes up big as Boston Bruins advance to face ’Canes
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Boston Bruins got some timely goals in their tight Eastern Conference semifinal series with Columbus, and when the goals weren't coming, Tuukka Rask stood tall.
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...
Bruins put away Blue Jackets to advance to conference final
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tuukka Rask was impenetrable when it counted in Game 6, and the Boston Bruins are on their way to the Eastern Conference final.
Avalanche blank Sharks, Bruins top Blue Jackets
DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon kept up his scoring spree with a second-period goal, Philipp Grubauer stopped 32 shots for his first career playoff shutout and the Colorado Avalanche beat the San...
Bobrovsky, Blue Jackets beat Bruins to take 2-1 series lead
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With Columbus holding on to a two-goal lead late in the second period, Boston's Brad Marchand snapped a shot from the top of the left circle. The puck rebounded and trickled...
Blue Jackets beat Bruins 3-2 in OT, tie series 1-1
BOSTON (AP) — Matt Duchene scored on a power play at 3:42 of the second overtime to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins early Sunday morning, tying the second-round...
Coyle scores twice, Bruins beat Blue Jackets 3-2 in OT
BOSTON (AP) — Charlie Coyle tied it in the final five minutes of regulation and scored again with 5:15 gone in overtime on Thursday night to lead the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 victory over the...
Coyle scores 2, leads Bruins to 3-2 OT win over Columbus
BOSTON (AP) — Charlie Coyle wasn't thinking about his first goal, which tied things up at the end of regulation.
Early goals help lift Bruins past Maple Leafs 5-1 in Game 7
BOSTON (AP) — Another Game 7 matchup between Boston and Toronto, another victory for the Bruins.
Joakim Nordstrom and Sean Kuraly each had a goal and assist, Tuukka Rask stopped 32 shots and...
TORONTO (AP) — Facing elimination, Boston didn't panic when it fell behind halfway through the first period. The Bruins kept their focus, quickly tied it and took the lead, and then held off the...
Bruins hold off Maple Leafs 6-4 to tie series
TORONTO (AP) — David Pastrnak scored twice in quick succession, Brad Marchand had a goal and two assists and the Boston Bruins held off the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-4 on Wednesday night to tie the...
TORONTO (AP) — With the Maple Leafs buzzing and Scotiabank Arena rocking after Toronto tied it early in second period, the Boston Bruins needed a push from their dormant stars.
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...
Rask stops 30 shots, Bruins beat Leafs 4-1 to tie series 1-1
BOSTON (AP) — Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri temporarily went to the locker room after a knee-on-knee hit from Jake DeBrusk in the second period.
‘Best time of year:’ NHL playoff matchups set
The team expected to win it all faces an opponent that loaded up for the same thing, the defending champions go up against a playoff newcomer and the wild West is wide open in the quest for the...
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...
Halak stops 26 shots as Bruins beat Wild 3-0
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Locked into the second spot in the Atlantic Division, the Boston Bruins took the opportunity to rest several players in advance of the playoffs.
DeBrusk helps Bruins rout Blue Jackets 6-2
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jake DeBrusk and the Boston Bruins are looking to build some momentum heading into the playoffs.
The Columbus Blue Jackets are just trying to get into the postseason...
Panthers end Bruins’ home winning streak at 12
BOSTON (AP) — Troy Brouwer scored a short-handed goal, Roberto Luongo stopped 30 shots and the Florida Panthers beat Boston 4-1 on Saturday to end the Bruins' home winning streak at...
Panthers beat Bruins 4-1, snap Boston’s 12-game home streak
BOSTON (AP) — Panthers forward Troy Brouwer was the first to the puck as it rolled into the Boston zone, with three Bruins chasing helplessly behind him.