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Boston Bruins' Brad Marchand skates by the puck on a shootout attempt in an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in Philadelphia. The Flyers won 6-5. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)

Marchand overskates puck in shootout, Bruins fall to Flyers

Jan. 13, 2020 11:19 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Boston Bruins have lost shootouts every which way this season. Brad Marchand found a new one Monday night. The Bruins star overskated the puck at center ice on a shootout attempt in a bizarre ending to the Philadelphia Flyers’ 6-5 victory over Boston. Travis Konecny scored in...

Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak skates near hats on the ice after his goal against the Winnipeg Jets in the third period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in Boston. It was his third goal of the night. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Pastrnak hat trick helps Bruins hold off Jets 5-4

Jan. 9, 2020 11:03 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Bruins used a barrage of different scorers to snap a three-game losing streak at Nashville earlier this week. Goals from two of their youngest stars were sufficient to help them get past the Jets. David Pastrnak had a hat trick to extend his point streak to 12 games and Jake DeBrusk added...

Edmonton Oilers' Darnell Nurse (25) celebrates his goal in front of Boston Bruins' Charlie McAvoy (73) during the second period on an NHL hockey game in Boston, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Oilers surge past Bruins for 4-1 victory

Jan. 4, 2020 4:58 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Edmonton goalie Mike Smith took a deep sigh when asked how it felt to finally get a victory. The Oilers had a little bit of help from the Boston Bruins, too. Darnell Nurse and Gaetan Haas each had a second-period goal off poor Boston plays, Connor McDavid added an insurance score in the third...

New Jersey Devils center Travis Zajac (19) celebrates with Devils goaltender Mackenzie Blackwood (29) after the Devils defeated the Boston Bruins in a shootout in an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, in Newark, N.J. Devils defenseman Damon Severson scofred the game-deciding goal for a 3-2 victory over the Bruins. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Devils slip past Bruins with 3-2 win in a shootout

Dec. 31, 2019 5:53 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Damon Severson took a ribbing from his teammates as the unlikely shootout star for the New Jersey Devils. Severson scored in the sixth round Tuesday to give the Devils a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins. Severson beat Jaroslav Halak with a backhand and Mackenzie Blackwood clinched the...

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...

Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) celebrates his goal against the Boston Bruins during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Stamkos scores 2 to lead Lightning past slumping Bruins 3-2

Dec. 12, 2019 11:21 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Bruins came up just short on back-to-back nights. Steven Stamkos had two goals to extend his recent tear and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the suddenly slumping Bruins 3-2 on Thursday. Patrice Bergeron and John Moore scored for the Bruins, who have lost four straight in...

Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie (77) celebrates his goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, in Washington. This was Oshie's second goal of the night. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Capitals beat Bruins in showdown between NHL's top two teams

Dec. 11, 2019 10:44 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tom Wilson and Zdeno Chara traded punches, the Washington Capitals and Boston Bruins exchanged scoring chances and goals and a showdown between the NHL's top two teams more than lived up to its billing. T.J. Oshie scored twice in under four minutes and John Carlson got the go-ahead goal...

FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2019 file photo Minnesota Wild's Jared Spurgeon watches the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers in New York. Smaller defensemen like the 5-foot-9 Spurgeon have taken on more importance around the league in recent years for their mobility and puck-moving skills. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, file)

Wild defenseman Spurgeon 10 seasons into size-defying career

Dec. 11, 2019 4:01 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The defining moment of Jared Spurgeon's hockey career came when he was just 13: His peewee coach in Edmonton moved him from forward to defenseman. There was no going back for Spurgeon, even though he hasn't grown much bigger since then. Minnesota's 5-foot-9, 167-pound stalwart on the...

Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara celebrates his goal against the Ottawa Senators during the third period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)

Chara scores go-ahead goal, Bruins beat Senators

Nov. 27, 2019 11:09 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Zdeno Chara made himself right at home — at the Ottawa Senators’ expense. The 42-year-old former Ottawa star broke a tie midway through the third period in the Boston Bruins’ 2-1 victory over the Senators on Wednesday night. Chara was given a standing ovation in...