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Rielly's 2nd goal lifts Maple Leafs past Bruins 4-3 in OT

Oct. 20, 2019 12:32 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Mitch Marner and Auston Matthews have played sparingly together at even strength early in their careers. With injured Toronto captain John Tavares sitting out, the two connected to give the Maple Leafs a big win. Marner's hard shot after taking a pass from Matthews glanced in off teammate...

Stamkos scores in shootout, Lightning beat Bruins 4-3

Oct. 17, 2019 10:52 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning overcame a slow start to win their second straight game and gain some much-needed momentum. Steven Stamkos scored the lone goal in the shootout and Tampa Bay beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Thursday night. After the first three shooters for both sides failed, Stamkos put...

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...

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...

Crosby leaves preseason finale with apparent foot injury

Sep. 28, 2019 11:54 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby left the Pittsburgh Penguins' preseason finale against Buffalo in the first period Saturday after taking a shot off his skate. Hit by a shot from Sabres defenseman Marco Scandella, Crosby played on 6:42 before leaving. Pittsburgh forward Bryan Rust left the game after he...

Variety of champs shows there's no one Stanley Cup blueprint

Sep. 28, 2019 12:10 PM EDT

Had the night of June 12 gone differently, maybe NHL rivals would be looking to the Boston Bruins as the model to follow to win the Stanley Cup. "We were one game away to change the narrative of how teams should be structured," Bruins defenseman Torey Krug said. The Bruins lost Game 7 of the final to the big,...

Blues' last to Stanley Cup run shows value of regular season

Sep. 25, 2019 3:16 PM EDT

When the Tampa Bay Lightning woke up on Jan. 3 atop the NHL standings, the St. Louis Blues were dead last. Tampa had won 31 of its first 39 games, while St. Louis had won just 15 of its first 37. The Lightning staked themselves to 30-point lead on the Blues before the season's halfway mark. The rest is league...

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...