Latest Jim Montgomery News

Bruins beat Sharks 4-0, extend winning streak to five games

Jan. 22, 2023 23:14 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Defensemen Hampus Lindholm and Charlie McAvoy scored highlight-reel goals, Linus Ullmark made 17 saves and the NHL-leading Boston Bruins beat the San Jose Sharks for the 11th straight time, 4-0 on Sunday night. The Bruins won their fifth straight game and improved to...

Swayman makes 31 saves as NHL-best Bruins beat Rangers 3-1

Jan. 19, 2023 23:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeremy Swayman made 31 saves to help the Boston Bruins beat the New York Rangers 3-1 on Thursday night for their eighth victory in nine games. Pavel Zacha, Patrice Bergeron and Connor Clifton scored for NHL-leading Boston, which improved to 15-1-3 in its last 19...

Czech it out: Pastrnak, Zacha, Krejci help Bruins top Flyers

Jan. 16, 2023 17:18 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Bruins forward David Krejci is getting a taste of his homeland right here in Boston. The native of Czechia played in his 1,000th NHL game on Monday and assisted on three goals — all by countrymen Pavel Zacha and David Pastrnak — to help the Bruins beat the...

Grzelcyk breaks tie late, Bruins beat Maple Leafs 4-3

Jan. 14, 2023 23:08 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The NHL-best Boston Bruins haven’t lost back-to-back games all season, and they wanted to keep it that way. “The game meant more to us than I imagined before the game,” coach Jim Montgomery said after Boston bounced back from its first shutout of the season and...

Montgomery, Brind'Amour, DeBoer, Cassidy to coach All-Stars

Jan. 11, 2023 13:27 PM EST

Boston’s Jim Montgomery will coach the Atlantic Division, Carolina’s Rod Brind’Amour the Metropolitan, Dallas’ Peter DeBoer the Central and Vegas’ Bruce Cassidy the Pacific at NHL All-Star Weekend. They were chosen because each of their teams is atop the division at the...

Pastrnak scores twice, Bruins beat Sharks 4-2

Jan. 08, 2023 01:55 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — David Pastrnak scored twice as the Boston Bruins beat the San Jose Sharks 4-2 on Saturday night. Brad Marchand had a goal and two assists, and Craig Smith also scored for the Bruins. Linus Ullmark made 26 saves for his 22nd win this season. ...

Pastrnak and Ullmark lead Bruins past struggling Devils, 4-3

Dec. 23, 2022 23:28 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — David Pastrnak scored two of Boston’s four second-period goals, and linemates David Krejci and Pavel Zacha each had two assists in the Bruins’ 4-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night. Patrice Bergeron and Jake DeBrusk also scored for the...

Bergeron (2 goals, 2 assists) leads Bruins past Panthers 7-3

Dec. 19, 2022 22:57 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Bruins coach Jim Montgomery watched his team let a four-goal lead turn into a 4-3 edge and wondered whether he needed to call a timeout to settle things down. “They’re saying the right things on the bench. It’s not like I can call timeout and say anything...

NHL-best Bruins honor Patrice Bergeron; beat Columbus 4-2

Dec. 17, 2022 17:15 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — David Krejci scored a go-ahead, power-play goal and the Boston Bruins remained unbeaten in regulation at home with a 4-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday. David Pastrnak also had a power-play goal, Taylor Hall scored on a delayed penalty and backup...

Firing, rehab made Bruins' Montgomery better on and off ice

Dec. 14, 2022 14:11 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jim Montgomery was at his lowest point after he was fired by the Dallas Stars for what he has since admitted was a drinking problem. Three years later, he is at the top of the NHL, coaching the Boston Bruins to the best record in the league so far this season. It...