Latest Craig Berube News

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...

Injuries derail Blues, contribute to 2nd-round playoff exit

May. 31, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

Brayden Schenn described how he came away with broken ribs: an unlucky stick in one of his skates the first time and an elbow and forearm into his back the second time. Along the way, he tore an oblique muscle. “It’s the reality of the sport,” Schenn said. “I’m not the only...

Helm scores late, Avalanche beat Blues 3-2 to win series

May. 28, 2022 00:27 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Colorado coach Jared Bednar had been looking for a little extra aggressiveness from veteran center Darren Helm. Bednar got his wish on Friday night. Helm scored with 5.6 seconds left and Darcy Kuemper stopped 18 shots as the Avalanche finished off...

Blues at home with confidence for Game 6 vs. Avalanche

May. 26, 2022 18:31 PM EDT

Cale Makar boarded a plane bound for St. Louis, leaving behind one thing he doesn't fully believe travels from game to game or city to city — momentum. The Colorado Avalanche hope the young defenseman is right after squandering a three-goal lead in an overtime loss. The St. Louis...

Bozak caps rally with OT goal, Blues beat Avs 5-4 in Game 5

May. 26, 2022 00:43 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Tyler Bozak and the St. Louis Blues experienced just about every emotion imaginable over the course of a win-or-season-ends game in which they fell behind by three goals. Ultimately, they landed on this improbable one — elation. Bozak scored 3:38...

Kadri leads way, Avs nearing 1st conference final since '02

May. 24, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nazem Kadri held his hand near his ear to absorb the boos from St. Louis fans after one of his three goals. He nodded several times in their direction following another. “Hey, I’ve got to rub it in,” the Colorado Avalanche forward said afterward. ...

Kadri has hat trick, Avs beat Blues 6-3 to take 3-1 lead

May. 24, 2022 02:03 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nazem Kadri had the last laugh. Kadri scored three goals, including two during a four-goal second period barrage, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 on Monday night to take a 3-1 lead in their Western Conference series. Kadri’s...

New scrutiny for Avs' Kadri after collision with Binnington

May. 22, 2022 19:28 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — That water bottle tossed toward Colorado Avalanche forward Nazem Kadri hardly came out of nowhere. For two straight postseasons, Kadri has been the agitator that makes Colorado go and the pest that drives the St. Louis Blues crazy. In Saturday night’s...

Panthers face challenge of back-to-back on brink of sweep

May. 22, 2022 18:02 PM EDT

While acknowledging the Tampa Bay Lightning are showing why they are back-to-back Stanley Cup champions, the Florida Panthers know the have only themselves to blame for going down 3-0 in the second round. It could be pop country artist Kane Brown's fault if their series ends less...

Lehkonen scores twice to help Avalanche beat Blues 5-2

May. 22, 2022 00:32 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Despite regaining the edge in their second-round series, the Colorado Avalanche aren't satisfied. Artturi Lehkonen scored twice, Darcy Kuemper stopped 29 shots and the Avalanche beat the St. Louis Blues 5-2 in Game 3 on Saturday night to take a 2-1 lead in the...