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Year of parades ends in Boston with Bruins' Stanley Cup loss

Jun. 13, 2019 6:57 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — There won't be a third championship parade through the Back Bay, and it seems so long ago that people in the city were dreaming of a Boston Slam. After back-to-back wins by the Red Sox and the Patriots, the never-satisfied fans in this town coveted a chance to sweep the major sports prizes....

Bruins forged bond in China, raced to Stanley Cup Final

Jun. 12, 2019 10:49 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — If the Boston Bruins seemed like something of an afterthought at times this season, maybe it was understandable. They played in the Atlantic Division shadow of the Tampa Bay Lightning, who raced to the President's Trophy and were the No. 1 overall seed in the playoffs. Still, Boston kept...

Bruins' consistency faces final test in Game 7 vs. Blues

Jun. 10, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The strains of Jay-Z and Linkin Park's "Numb/Encore" mashup emanated from a small speaker on the hallway floor outside the visiting locker room following the Boston Bruins' morning skate. "I don't know what you're expecting of me ... put under the pressure ... of walking in your shoes."...

Bruins force Stanley Cup Game 7 with 5-1 win over Blues

Jun. 10, 2019 12:44 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Facing elimination in an oh-so-hostile environment, Tuukka Rask and Brad Marchand stepped up for the Boston Bruins once again. The Stanley Cup Final is heading to Game 7 because two of Boston's biggest stars love the biggest moments. Rask made 28 saves, Marchand had a goal and an assist,...

Blues can't capitalize on chances as Boston evens series

Jun. 10, 2019 12:31 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Playing with fire finally caught up to the Blues. Missed chances and an early rash of penalties cost St. Louis with a chance to win the first Stanley Cup championship in franchise history on home ice. The Blues got off to a quick start with five of the first six shots in Game 6 against...

Big, bad Bruins are back, force Cup Final Game 7 vs. Blues

Jun. 10, 2019 12:22 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Punch, counterpunch, Game 7. Just when it looked like the Boston Bruins were down and out, they remembered they can throw their weight around, too. Boston showed it can play St. Louis' physical style of hockey and then some, and the Stanley Cup Final is tied at 3-3 with Boston headed home...

With Chara hurt, Bruins need help on D in Stanley Cup Game 5

Jun. 4, 2019 8:20 PM EDT

BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — The Boston Bruins reached the Stanley Cup Final despite a run of regular-season injuries that prevented anyone on the roster from playing all 82 games. Now comes the real test. The Bruins are preparing for Game 5 against the St. Louis Blues without captain and No. 1 defenseman Zdeno...

The Latest: Bruins rout Blues 7-2, take 2-1 Cup series lead

Jun. 1, 2019 11:52 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 10 p.m. The Boston Bruins have a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven Stanley Cup Final after a 7-2 win in St. Louis. Patrice Bergeron opened the scoring on a power play in the first period and Boston jumped to a 4-0 lead before...

Hate builds up between Blues, Bruins in Stanley Cup Final

May. 30, 2019 12:47 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — There was blood in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final. And a possible head injury. And plenty of fresh bumps and bruises. The best-of-seven series between the Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues has turned decidedly nasty, and it only took two games. If that. Connor Clifton bloodied the Blues'...

The Latest: Bruins' Grzelcyk taken to hospital after hit

May. 29, 2019 11:46 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest from Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final between the St. Louis Blues and the Boston Bruins (all times Eastern): 11:35 p.m. Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy says defenseman Matt Grzelcyk was taken to a hospital after taking a hit to the head late in the first period of their Game 2...