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Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (37) congratulates goaltender Jaroslav Halak (41) after beating the Pittsburgh Penguins in an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

Bergeron scores 20th, Bruins beat Penguins 4-1

Jan. 16, 2020 11:28 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Bruins turned an ominous start into a decisive victory against Sidney Crosby and the Penguins. Crosby scored 24 seconds into the game, but Jaroslav Halak didn’t allow anything else to get past him as Boston beat Pittsburgh 4-1 on Thursday night. “We just kind of responded...

Carolina Hurricanes' Petr Mrazek, left, of the Czech Republic, makes a save as teammate Trevor van Riemsdyk, right, and Columbus Blue Jackets' Eric Robinson looks for a rebound during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Foligno scores late to push Blue Jackets past Hurricanes 3-2

Jan. 16, 2020 11:09 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cam Atkinson scored after missing a dozen games with an injury, Nick Foligno got his first goal in 23 games and rookie goalie Elvis Merzlikins turned in another gem. All that said, the Columbus Blue Jackets probably shouldn't have won Thursday night. The Blue Jackets had trouble...

Tampa Bay Lightning's Pat Maroon skates off the ice after an injury during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Lightning beat Flyers, tie club mark with 10th straight win

Jan. 12, 2020 1:19 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pat Maroon scored the game's only goal, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 23 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning tied a club record with their 10th straight win, 1-0 over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night. The Lightning haven’t lost since Dec. 21 at Washington, and have outscored...

Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37) celebrates with teammates after scoring the winning goal during the overtime period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Bergeron scores on power play in OT, Bruins top Isles 3-2

Jan. 11, 2020 10:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Patrice Bergeron knew if he was in the right place, he'd get the puck with a chance to get the winning goal in overtime. Bergeron scored a power-play goal 1:33 into the extra period to lift the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Saturday night. With the Islanders'...

A group of Boston Bruins and Nashville Predators battle for the puck trapped against the boards in the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Pastrnak, Rask lead Bruins over Predators 6-2

Jan. 7, 2020 11:55 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Boston's latest victory snapped the Bruins' losing streak and spoiled the debut of the Nashville Predators' new coach. David Pastrnak scored for the third consecutive game, Tuukka Rask made 34 saves and the Bruins beat the Predators 6-2 on Tuesday night. Danton Heinen, Patrice...

Boston Bruins' Chris Wagner (14) battles Buffalo Sabres' Johan Larsson (22) for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

DeBrusk gets 2 PP goals early in 3rd, Bruins top Sabres 3-2

Dec. 29, 2019 11:19 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jake DeBrusk sat on the bench wondering when he’d see the ice again. Then he made up for his early hiccups with two quick goals. DeBrusk scored power-play goals 18 seconds apart early in the third after getting benched for much of the opening period, and the Boston Bruins completed a...

Boston Bruins' Charlie Coyle scores a shorthanded goal on Washington Capitals goaltender Ilya Samsonov during the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Bruins score 4 in 1st to chase Holtby, beat Capitals 7-3

Dec. 23, 2019 11:36 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins had one goal taken away by an inadvertent whistle, and the Capitals were about to go on the power play. Boston's four first-period goals had chased Washington starter Braden Holtby, but no one on the Bruins bench was all that confident Monday night with almost 35 minutes...

Seguin scores in OT, Stars beat Lightning 4-3

Dec. 19, 2019 11:07 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Seguin scored three minutes into overtime, Anton Khudobin stopped 45 shots, and the Dallas Stars beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Thursday night. After Tampa Bay's Tyler Johnson missed a shot from close range, Alexander Radulov passed to Seguin, who skated in from left wing...

New York Islanders defenseman Adam Pelech (3) shoves Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand (63) near the goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, in Boston. The Islanders won 3-2 in a shootout. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Barzal scores in regulation and OT, Isles beat Bruins 3-2

Dec. 19, 2019 10:56 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The New York Islanders felt they had something to prove. Matthew Barzal scored in regulation and the shootout as the Islanders beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Thursday night. Despite being third in the Eastern Conference and winning six of nine coming in, the Islanders saw this game as a...

Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar (11) is congratulated by teammates after his game-winning goal off Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask during an overtime period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019. The Kings won 4-3. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Kopitar scores in OT, Kings beat Bruins 4-3

Dec. 18, 2019 2:11 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jonathan Quick preserved a tie just long enough for Anze Kopitar to win it for the Los Angeles Kings and extend their best stretch of the season. Quick stopped 37 shots, three of them in overtime before Kopitar beat Tuukka Rask on a wrist shot at 3:23 of OT to give the Kings a 4-3 win over...