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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...

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 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 center Sean Kuraly (52) skates the puck behind the New York Islanders net against defenseman Scott Mayfield (24) during the first period an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Uniondale, NY. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Bruins Down Islanders 4-0

Feb. 29, 2020 5:10 PM EST

UNIONDALE, NY (AP) — The Boston Bruins are winning this season in every manner possible. Against the Islanders for a Long Island matinee, it was the goaltending of Tukka Rask and the offensive prowess of Charlie McAvoy. McAvoy had a goal and two assists and Rask made 25 saves as the Boston Bruins routed...

Boston Bruins' Nick Ritchie (21) celebrates his goal with Charlie McAvoy (73), Zdeno Chara (33), Par Lindholm (26) and Chris Wagner during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars in Boston, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Ritchie has goal, assist in Bruins' 4-3 win over Stars

Feb. 27, 2020 11:16 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — In Nick Ritchie's second game, the Boston Bruins saw the player they were hoping for. The former Ducks forward had a goal and an assist for his first points since Boston acquired him at the trade deadline, and the NHL-leading Bruins snapped a two-game losing streak by beating the Dallas Stars...

Calgary Flames center Mikael Backlund (11) celebrates after his goal against Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask (40) during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. Backlund scored twice in the Flames 5-2 win. At center is Boston Bruins center David Krejci (46). (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Monahan, Backlund score 2G each, Flames beat Bruins 5-2

Feb. 25, 2020 11:33 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Sean Monahan scored a pair of goals 1:12 apart in the second period and the Calgary Flames beat the Boston Bruins 5-2 on Tuesday night. Matthew Tkachuk had a goal and two assists for the Flames and Erik Gustafsson picked up an assist in his debut for Calgary after coming over in a deal with...

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...

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' Jeremy Lauzon (79) checks Detroit Red Wings' Valtteri Filppula (51) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Pastrnak scores 42nd goal; Bruins roll past Detroit, 4-1

Feb. 15, 2020 4:53 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — As well as the Bruins have played this season, one team that had consistently given them problems was the Red Wings. It took three meetings, but Boston finally figured out how to solve its issues against the NHL’s cellar dwellers. David Pastrnak scored his 42nd goal of the season...

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...