Bruins blank Crosby-less Penguins

Mar 15, 2015

Bruins blank Crosby-less Penguins

Being oblivious probably wasn’t the worst thing for Tuukka Rask. It took the Boston goalie a while to notice that the opposing Pittsburgh Penguins were playing without Sidney Crosby. “I didn’t know Crosby wasn’t playing until 5 minutes left in the first,” Rask said ...

Bruins snap shootout skid

Mar 13, 2015

Bruins snap shootout skid

Boston and Tampa Bay got a rare glimpse at what might be the future of overtime hockey. Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand scored shootout goals to lift the host Bruins to a 3-2 victory over the Lightning on Thursday night. The NHL is considering ...

Bruins edge Flyers in OT

Mar 8, 2015

Bruins edge Flyers in OT

Boston’s Brad Marchand worked harder during the offseason to be stronger late in games. The Bruins were sure glad he was out there Saturday. Marchand scored the tying goal and the game-winner in a 3-2 overtime victory against the Philadelphia Flyers, helping the Bruins ...

Lack stops 40 for Canucks

Feb 25, 2015

Lack stops 40 for Canucks

Eddie Lack has hardly looked like a backup goalie since Vancouver starter Ryan Miller was injured in a collision with a teammate. On Tuesday, Lack had 40 saves as the Canucks beat the struggling Boston Bruins 2-1 on Tuesday night. “It was a busy ...

Newly discovered wasp named after Boston Bruins goalie Rask

Feb 25, 2015

Newly discovered wasp named after Boston Bruins goalie Rask

There’s a new buzz surrounding Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask. A Boston-area researcher who was part of a team that discovered a new species of wasp in Kenya has named the insect Thaumatodryinus tuukkaraski in Rask’s honor. Robert Copeland, an entomologist at the International ...

Bruins snap out of funk by beating Blackhawks

Feb 23, 2015

Bruins snap out of funk by beating Blackhawks

Patrice Bergeron was happier that the Boston Bruins ended their losing streak than he was about a personal milestone. Bergeron opened the scoring with his 200th goal, then added two assists in Boston’s four-goal second period and the Bruins snapped a season-high six-game losing ...

Eriksson lifts Bruins past Wild in OT

Dec 18, 2014

Eriksson lifts Bruins past Wild in OT

The Boston Bruins needed a win like this. Well, any win, really. Loui Eriksson’s goal 1:30 into overtime gave Boston a 3-2 win over Minnesota on Wednesday night, only the second victory for the Bruins in eight games and the fourth loss for the ...

Senators beat Bruins in SO

Dec 14, 2014

Senators beat Bruins in SO

Dave Cameron had to wait a few extra minutes to earn his first victory as an NHL coach. The Ottawa Senators wound up with the win Saturday when Bobby Ryan and Mikka Zibanjad scored in a shootout to beat the Boston Bruins 3-2. Cameron ...

Ducks outlast gritty Bruins

Dec 2, 2014

Ducks outlast gritty Bruins

After the Anaheim Ducks fell out of first place in the NHL during a disappointing holiday weekend, coach Bruce Boudreau thought they would benefit from a grind-it-out game against a formidable defensive team. Thanks to Frederik Andersen’s goaltending, Anaheim barely emerged from that test ...

Bruins top Blue Jackets in shootout

Nov 22, 2014

Bruins top Blue Jackets in shootout

Boston Bruins goalie Niklas Svedberg figured it had to be great television after Alex Khokhlachev ended the cliffhanger with a dramatic flourish. Khokhlachev scored the winner in the seventh round of a shootout in his second NHL game, leading the Bruins over the Columbus ...

Maple Leafs avenge defeat against rival Bruins

Nov 13, 2014

Maple Leafs avenge defeat against rival Bruins

The Toronto Maple Leafs tried to forget a recent humiliating loss to the Boston Bruins. Their coaches wouldn’t let them. Head coach Randy Carlyle wanted to stimulate their memories about how embarrassed they were. It worked. The Maple Leafs turned the tables and embarrassed ...