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Krejci returns with goal, assist as Bruins beat Sharks 5-1

Oct. 29, 2019 11:34 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — David Krejci returned from a five-game absence looking like he hadn't missed much time at all. Krejci had a goal and an assist as Boston routed the San Jose Sharks 5-1 on Tuesday night. "We need him going. We know that. It was good to get off on the right foot tonight," coach Bruce Cassidy...

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...

Bruins top Golden Knights 4-3, off to best start in 18 years

Oct. 9, 2019 2:28 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The defending Eastern Conference champion Boston Bruins won't play their first home game until Saturday. That hasn't stopped them from opening on a rampage in Western Conference cities, clearly putting last season's Game 7 loss in the Stanley Cup Final behind them. The Bruins (3-0-0)...

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...

Stars' Polak has fracture in sternum after going into boards

Oct. 4, 2019 10:24 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Stars defenseman Roman Polak has a small fracture in his sternum and will be re-evaluated next week. Dallas didn't offer a timetable in the update on Polak on Friday. In the second period of Thursday's season-opening loss to Boston at home, Polak went into the boards when he tried to check...

Ritchie beats former team on 1st shift, Bruins top Stars 2-1

Oct. 4, 2019 12:50 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Brett Ritchie had never taken the ice in an NHL game with a team other than the Dallas Stars when he debuted for the Boston Bruins. After scoring on his first shift, Ritchie watched his former teammates basically form a parade route out of the rink with injuries. The new Boston forward scored...

Lee lifts Islanders past Red Wings in OT

Sep. 24, 2019 1:32 AM EDT

Anders Lee scored his first goal of the preseason at 4:31 of overtime to lift the New York Islanders to a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings in Uniondale, New York, on Monday night. Lee also had an assist and Jordan Eberle had two goals. Mathew Barzal and Nick Leddy each had two assists, and Semyon Varlamov...

Hughes scores 2 in preseason debut for Devils

Sep. 16, 2019 11:03 PM EDT

Jack Hughes scored twice in his NHL preseason debut, including the winner 40 seconds into overtime to lift a New Jersey Devils split squad to a 4-3 win over the Boston Bruins on Monday night in Newark, New Jersey. Hughes, the first overall pick in June's NHL draft, and P.K. Subban, acquired in a trade with...