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Tampa Bay Lightning's Anthony Cirelli, left, shoots while being checked by Boston Bruins' Charlie Coyle during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Cirelli, Sergachev help Lightning beat Bruins 5-3

Mar. 7, 2020 11:41 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning took the lead with two short-handed goals on the same power play and then held off the Boston Bruins. Anthony Cirelli and Mikhail Sergachev scored short-handed goals just 1:02 apart in the first period and the Lightning beat the Bruins 5-3 on Saturday night. Cedric...

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 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...

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) celebrates his 700th career goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Can Ovechkin catch Gretzky? NHL's new Mr. 700 has a chance

Feb. 23, 2020 2:52 AM EST

Alex Ovechkin is making the seemingly impossible appear to be not so far-fetched after all. Wayne Gretzky's 894 career goals has, for decades, loomed as one of hockey's most untouchable records. The “Great One” set the bar so high it appeared out of reach for even the NHL's best scorers. Ovechkin,...

Vancouver Canucks' Tyler Toffoli, front, celebrates his first goal against Boston Bruins goalie Jaroslav Halak, of Slovakia, during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

Toffoli has 3-point game, Canucks rout Bruins 9-3

Feb. 23, 2020 2:48 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Tyler Toffoli scored his first two goals with his new team and added an assist as the Vancouver Canucks routed the Boston Bruins 9-3 on Saturday night. “It feels good,” Toffoli said. “Obviously, scoring a goal this early makes it a little easier, but...

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,...