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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2019, file photo, Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid (97) and Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) skate during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh. Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid is still regarded as the NHL’s top forward, while peers consider Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby the game's most complete player, according to the NHL Players’ Association’s annual poll of players released Tuesday, March 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Crosby, McDavid favorites again in NHLPA annual poll

Mar. 31, 2020 12:53 PM EDT

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid is still regarded as the NHL’s top forward, while peers consider Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby the game's most complete player. When it comes to game-day dress code, hockey players overwhelming favor relaxing the rule requiring a suit and tie, according to the...

The Capital One Arena, home of the Washington Capitals NHL hockey club, sits empty Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Washington. The NHL is following the NBA’s lead and suspending its season amid the coronavirus outbreak, the league announced Thursday. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

On ice: NHL suspends season amid coronavirus pandemic

Mar. 12, 2020 5:48 PM EDT

The NHL has placed its season on ice — for now. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said Thursday the league will “pause” its season, effective immediately, because of the coronavirus pandemic. The move came one day after the NBA suspended its season after a player tested positive for COVID-19....

Boston Bruins' Matt Grzelcyk (48) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Tuesday, March 10, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Bruins snap Flyers' 9-game win streak behind Rask shutout

Mar. 10, 2020 10:42 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Scott Laughton sped down the boards, attacked the zone and had his pass set on Kevin Hayes to find an open look at Boston's net. Bruins center Charlie Coyle acted more like a Red Sox player headed toward a triple, doing a head-first dive between the circles, his left arm outstretched...

Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) celebrates with defenseman Torey Krug (47) after Krug scored the winning goal during an overtime period of an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers, Thursday, March 5, 2020, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Krug scores in OT, Bruins rally past Panthers 2-1

Mar. 5, 2020 11:04 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla (AP) — Torey Krug bailed out the Boston Bruins on a night the NHL leaders didn't have their best. Krug scored 4:08 into overtime, Patrice Bergeron also had a goal and the Bruins beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 Thursday for their fourth straight win. Moments before he scored, Krug led a 2-on-1...

Boston Bruins left wing Jake DeBrusk (74) celebrates with the bench after scoring against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

NHL-best Bruins beat Lightning 2-1 to extend division lead

Mar. 4, 2020 12:15 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Brad Marchand and the NHL-leading Boston Bruins took a big stride toward winning the Atlantic Division with a 2-1 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night. Marchand and Jake DeBrusk scored for the Bruins, who opened a nine-point cushion over second-place Tampa Bay with 15...

Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron, center, celebrates his goal with teammate Brad Marchand, left, against Calgary Flames goalie Cam Talbot, right, during first-period NHL hockey game action in Calgary, Alberta, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. (Larry MacDougal/The Canadian Press via AP)

Bergeron scores twice as Bruins beat Flames 4-3

Feb. 22, 2020 1:22 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Patrice Bergeron is healthy again, and showing no signs of slowing down. Bergeron scored two more goals, and the Boston Bruins beat the Calgary Flames 4-3 on Friday night for their fifth consecutive win. Bergeron has scored 21 times in 32 games since returning from a lower-body...

Boston Bruins left wing Anders Bjork (10) is stopped by Edmonton Oilers goalie Mike Smith (41) as Adam Larsson (6) defends during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Pastrnak scores winner in Bruins' 2-1 OT win over Oilers

Feb. 20, 2020 12:22 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — David Pastrnak scored the winner 1:14 into overtime to give the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday. Pastrnak was set up for the goal on a pass from David Krejci. He tucked the puck between Oilers goalie Mike Smith's legs for his 43rd goal of the...

New York Rangers goaltender Alexandar Georgiev (40) makes a save against Boston Bruins left wing Jake DeBrusk (74) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer

Surging Bruins earn 3-1 win over Rangers

Feb. 16, 2020 7:14 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A loss in the seventh game of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final could have carried over to the following season, except the Boston Bruins’ strong culture has helped them remain at the top of the Eastern Conference standings. Charlie McAvoy, Charlie Coyle and Patrice Bergeron each scored,...

Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) scores on Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. At left is Montreal Canadiens left wing Jonathan Drouin (92). (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Pastrnak gets hat trick, Bruins beat Canadiens 4-1

Feb. 12, 2020 11:20 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — David Pastrnak has been one of the Bruins' most reliable scorers this season. His latest big night came at the expense of one of Boston's longtime rivals. Pastrnak had his fourth hat trick of the season and the Bruins rolled to their third straight win over the Montreal Canadiens, 4-1 on...

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Alex Biega (3) checks Boston Bruins right wing Chris Wagner (14) off the puck in the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

NHL-worst Red Wings beat league-best Bruins 3-1 for 2nd time

Feb. 9, 2020 4:46 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The NHL's worst team beat the best. Again. Andreas Athanasiou snapped a tie midway through the third period and scored an empty-net goal in the final minute, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Sunday. “When we’re playing good hockey and we get...