Julien vows to revitalize Habs

Feb 18, 2017

Julien vows to revitalize Habs

Claude Julien says his first goal as the new Montreal Canadiens coach will be to “create some pride” in the slumping club as he returns behind the bench. But Julien, who was hired Tuesday to replace Michel Therrien, said he plans to “fix and ...

Slumping Bruins fire coach Julien

Feb 8, 2017

Slumping Bruins fire coach Julien

The Bruins felt they needed a change at the top, even if it meant doing it on a day when the city was celebrating a championship. Boston fired Stanley Cup-winning coach Claude Julien on Tuesday, just hours before a downtown parade in honor of ...

Struggling Bruins part ways with Julien

Feb 7, 2017

Struggling Bruins part ways with Julien

The Boston Bruins have fired coach Claude Julien. Assistant Bruce Cassidy was named the interim coach. General manager Don Sweeney announced the change on Tuesday. Boston has lost two in a row and six of nine and fallen out of a playoff spot in ...

Jul 7, 2016

Ex-Bruins star Bourque apologizes for drunk driving

Former Boston Bruins star Ray Bourque has apologized to his family, friends and fans for driving drunk last month. Bourque apologized in a statement Wednesday after admitting in Lawrence District Court that prosecutors have enough evidence to convict him of driving under the influence ...

Lundqvist stars as Rangers add to Bruins' recent misery

Mar 24, 2016

Lundqvist stars as Rangers add to Bruins' recent misery

The New York Rangers had one of those games where almost everything went right: the passes, the goals, the officials’ calls, the video replays and, of course, Henrik Lundqvist in goal. It was par for the course for the Boston Bruins. Keith Yandle set ...

Kings punch ticket to postseason

Mar 20, 2016

Kings punch ticket to postseason

The Los Angeles Kings accomplished the first step toward their ultimate goal: a third Stanley Cup title in five years. Their 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins on Saturday night, coupled with Arizona’s 2-0 loss to Tampa Bay, clinched a playoff berth a year ...

Marchand strikes quickly to lift Bruins in OT

Mar 9, 2016

Marchand strikes quickly to lift Bruins in OT

After 60 scoreless minutes, Brad Marchand needed just seconds to lift Boston to the win. Marchand scored 10 seconds into overtime, Jonas Gustavsson made 42 saves and the Bruins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 1-0 on Tuesday night in a matchup of Atlantic Division ...

Jagr moves past Howe on career points list

Mar 8, 2016

Jagr moves past Howe on career points list

Lee Stempniak is fitting in nicely with his new team. Stempniak scored his first goal as a Bruin in overtime and Boston beat Florida 5-4 on Monday night. Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr moved into third on the NHL career points list, assisting on Aleksander ...

Canadiens rout Bruins in Winter Classic

Jan 2, 2016

Canadiens rout Bruins in Winter Classic

The Montreal Forum was the Canadiens’ home for one of the most successful dynasties in professional sports. The Bruins and Celtics filled the Boston Garden rafters with championship banners. The Original Six rivals met at the home of the defending Super Bowl champions for ...

Blues bounce back by shutting out Bruins

Dec 23, 2015

Blues bounce back by shutting out Bruins

The St. Louis Blues were still smarting when they got to Boston after blowing a three-goal lead a night earlier. They didn’t want to have to think about that during the extended holiday break. Jake Allen stopped 32 shots for his fifth shutout, Vladimir ...

Vatrano's hat trick fuels Bruins

Dec 19, 2015

Vatrano's hat trick fuels Bruins

Frank Vatrano shook off his slump and singlehandedly outscored the struggling Pittsburgh Penguins. Boston’s rookie center, playing in his 17th NHL game, had three goals for his first career hat trick to lead the Bruins to a 6-2 win over the Penguins on Friday ...

Rask's fine play helps Bruins past Penguins

Dec 17, 2015

Rask's fine play helps Bruins past Penguins

New coach or old, it didn’t matter for Pittsburgh Penguins the way Boston goaltender Tuukka Rask is playing. Rask stopped 34 shots for his fourth shutout, Jimmy Hayes ended a 15-game goal-scoring drought and the Bruins beat Pittsburgh 3-0 Wednesday night, keeping new Penguins ...