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After trip back home to Czechia, Krejci returns to Bruins

Aug. 09, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — When David Krejci decided to return to the NHL after a year playing in his native Czechia, there was only one option. With Bruins captain Patrice Bergeron deciding to play another year and fellow Czech David Pastrnak also recruiting his countryman, Krejci re-signed...

Bruins bring back captain Bergeron, and David Krejci, too

Aug. 08, 2022 15:50 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins are getting the gang back together, signing captain Patrice Bergeron and center David Krejci — both members of their 2011 Stanley Cup championship team — to one-year deals on Monday. Almost three months after he left the ice without any...

Today in History: July 24, Apollo 11 returns home

Jul. 24, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, July 24, the 205th day of 2022. There are 160 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 24, 1915, the SS Eastland, a passenger ship carrying more than 2,500 people, rolled onto its side while...

Capitals overhaul roster most of any contender in the East

Jul. 22, 2022 17:00 PM EDT

Several hours into NHL free agency, the Washington Capitals had two new goaltenders and a replacement for the defenseman they lost to Seattle. They were far from done. They traded for winger Connor Brown, signed forwards Dylan Strome and Henrik Borgstrom and defenseman Gabriel...

Hello, Patrice? New Bruins coach already making right calls

Jul. 11, 2022 17:33 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Jim Montgomery has a lot of work to do to prepare for his first season as the Boston Bruins' head coach. He knew just where to start: by reaching out to captain Patrice Bergeron to make sure the five-time Selke Award winner will be back in a Bruins uniform for a 19th...

Flurry of trades, signings expected before NHL free agency

Jul. 10, 2022 19:07 PM EDT

While Julien BriseBois knows exactly how confident he is about the possibility of re-signing playoff performer Ondrej Palat and veteran defenseman Jan Rutta, he's not saying. "Still working on that," the two-time Stanley Cup-winning general manager of the Tampa Bay Lightning said....

Bruins hire Montgomery as coach to replace Cassidy

Jul. 01, 2022 15:52 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins have hired Jim Montgomery as their new coach, giving the hockey lifer another chance at an NHL head-coaching job less than three years since he lost his first one. Recently extended general manager Don Sweeney announced the hire Friday, filling one...

Bruins fire coach Bruce Cassidy after 1st-round playoff exit

Jun. 06, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins have fired coach Bruce Cassidy, who led them to the Stanley Cup Final in 2019, the best record in the league the next year and at least 100 points in each of his four full non-pandemic seasons behind the bench. Bruins general manager Don Sweeney...

Bruins' Bergeron wins 5th Selke, still unsure about future

Jun. 05, 2022 16:55 PM EDT

Patrice Bergeron is the Selke Trophy winner as the NHL's best defensive forward for a record-breaking fifth time. The big question now is whether the Boston Bruins captain will go for a sixth. Bergeron accepted the award Sunday in the aftermath of surgery for a tendon...

Wright, Slafkovsky vie to become No. 1 pick in NHL draft

Jun. 03, 2022 20:05 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Shane Wright landed a steak dinner with the Montreal Canadiens at the NHL's pre-draft combine this week. Juraj Slafkovsky brought the sizzle. Whatever attributes separate the two players considered to be the top-ranked prospects, a lack of self-confidence...