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Rask, Bruins blank Devils 3-0 in home opener

Oct. 12, 2019 11:08 PM EDT

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. Tuukka Rask stopped 31 shots in his 46th career shutout, leading the Bruins to a 3-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils to win their home opener on Saturday night. Brad...

Halak stops 35 shots in Bruins' 1-0 win over Coyotes

Oct. 6, 2019 12:21 AM EDT

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 yet another game in the desert. Halak stopped 35 shots, Brad Marchand scored and the Bruins extended their winning...

Same squad, same goal: Bruins want another shot at Cup

Sep. 23, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins didn't sign a bunch of pricey free agents over the summer after barely missing out on a Stanley Cup championship last season. Instead, they handed out extensions. After going to the last possible game of the season, losing to the St. Louis Blues in Game 7 of the Cup final,...

Bruins sign D McAvoy to 3-year, $14.7 million deal

Sep. 15, 2019 3:39 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Charlie McAvoy finally made it to training camp, and the Boston Bruins greeted him with a hearty stick tap salute. "I didn't want that," he said sheepishly on Sunday after returning to the defending Eastern Conference champions for a $14.7 million, three-year deal. "I'm just glad to be back....

Bruins' goal clear after Stanley Cup Final disappointment

Sep. 12, 2019 5:08 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy has one more tool available this year as he tries to take the team from Stanley Cup finalist to NHL champion. Street cred. Armed with a contract extension and an updated resume that includes an Eastern Conference championship, Cassidy is far removed from his...

Bruins extend contract of coach Bruce Cassidy

Sep. 11, 2019 7:01 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins signed coach Bruce Cassidy to a multiyear contract extension Wednesday, a reward for leading the team to the Stanley Cup Final in just his second full season on the bench. "I think it's a good marriage," Cassidy said at the team's training facility the day before training...