Boston Bruins http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28003/all en NHL-Bruins rebound from Rangers loss to beat Islanders http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/nhl-bruins-rebound-rangers-loss-beat-islanders <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 25 (Reuters) - The Boston Bruins rebounded from their overtime loss to the New York Rangers two nights earlier to beat the Islanders 4-2 on Friday.</p> <p>Tied 2-2 going into the third period, Boston went ahead through defenseman Zdeno Chara, who began his NHL career with the Islanders, before center Patrice Bergeron scored his first goal of the season on a breakaway to seal the win.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/nhl-bruins-rebound-rangers-loss-beat-islanders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Atlantic Division Boston Bruins National Hockey League Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 04:00:14 +0000 5739743 at http://www.globalpost.com NHL: Bruins ship goalie Thomas to Islanders http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/nhl-bruins-ship-goalie-thomas-islanders <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Boston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas, who sparked the team to the 2011 Stanley Cup crown, was traded Thursday to the New York Islanders for a future draft pick, the teams announced.</p> <p>Thomas won the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's top goaltender and also captured the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Most Valuable Player in the Stanley Cup playoffs in backstopping the Bruins to their first NHL crown since 1972.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/nhl-bruins-ship-goalie-thomas-islanders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Bruins National Hockey League Tim Thomas Tim Thomas AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 23:45:42 +0000 5749493 at http://www.globalpost.com NHL-Bruins trade Thomas to Islanders for draft pick http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/nhl-bruins-trade-thomas-islanders-draft-pick <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 7 (Reuters) - The Boston Bruins traded suspended Vezina Trophy-winning goalie Tim Thomas to the New York Islanders for a conditional second round draft pick, the National Hockey League (NHL) teams said on Thursday.</p> <p>The 38-year-old Thomas, who won the Vezina Trophy as the top goalie in 2009 and 2011, elected to take the current season off and was suspended by Boston after failing to report to training camp last month.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/nhl-bruins-trade-thomas-islanders-draft-pick" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Atlantic Division Boston Bruins Business Entertainment Environment Health National Hockey League Politics Tim Thomas Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 00:00:16 +0000 5749499 at http://www.globalpost.com NHL's Boston Bruins delay home game as blizzard hits http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/nhls-boston-bruins-delay-home-game-blizzard-hits <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 8 (Reuters) - A delayed start to a NHL game between the Boston Bruins and Tampa Bay Lightning was among a flurry of changes to the weekend's sporting schedule as the northeastern United States braced for a major blizzard on Friday.</p> <p>The game, originally scheduled for 1 p.m. ET (1800 GMT) on Saturday, will now start at 7 p.m., the Bruins and National Hockey League (NHL) said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/nhls-boston-bruins-delay-home-game-blizzard-hits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Bruins Northeast Division Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 20:45:28 +0000 5750550 at http://www.globalpost.com NHL: Brutal snowstorm postpones NHL game at Boston http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/nhl-brutal-snowstorm-postpones-nhl-game-at-boston <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A fierce blizzard powered by hurriance-strength winds that struck the northeastern United States forced the postponement of Saturday's scheduled National Hockey League game at Boston.</p> <p>The Tampa Bay Lightning and Boston Bruins were to have played on Saturday but a state of emergency remains in effect in Boston as the city tries to dig out from the massive snowdrifts that have paralyzed the region.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/nhl-brutal-snowstorm-postpones-nhl-game-at-boston" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Bruins National Hockey League Northeast Division AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 21:01:50 +0000 5751362 at http://www.globalpost.com NHL-Highlights of Monday's National Hockey League games http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130312/nhl-highlights-mondays-national-hockey-league-games <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>March 11 (The Sports Xchange) - Bruins 3, Senators 2 (SO)</p> <p>David Krejci's shootout goal gave the Boston Bruins a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Monday night at Scotiabank Place.</p> <p>The Senators have now lost 10 straight to the Bruins on home ice. The last time Ottawa beat Boston at Scotiabank Place was April 7, 2009.</p> <p>Patrice Bergeron also beat Senators goalie Robin Lehner in the four-round shootout. Kyle Turris scored on Tuukka Rask for the only Senators shootout goal.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130312/nhl-highlights-mondays-national-hockey-league-games" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Bruins National Hockey League Northeast Division Thomson Reuters Tue, 12 Mar 2013 04:15:03 +0000 5780323 at http://www.globalpost.com NHL: Bruins' game postponed after marathon blasts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130415/nhl-bruins-game-postponed-after-marathon-blasts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The National Hockey League postponed Monday night's contest between the Boston Bruins and the Ottawa Senators after deadly explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.</p> <p>NHL officials said the Bruins home game would be rescheduled at a later date.</p> <p>"The National Hockey League wishes to express its sympathy to all affected by the tragic events that took place in Boston earlier this afternoon," the league said in a statement.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130415/nhl-bruins-game-postponed-after-marathon-blasts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Bruins National Hockey League Northeast Division AFP Tue, 16 Apr 2013 00:00:58 +0000 5816959 at http://www.globalpost.com Sport: Bruins reschedule game due to blasts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130416/sport-bruins-reschedule-game-due-blasts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The National Hockey League's lockout shortened season has been extended an extra day due to the deadly explosions that rocked the Boston Marathon on Monday.</p> <p>League officials announced Tuesday that the Boston Bruins-Ottawa Senators game which was postponed because of the finish line blasts has been rescheduled to April 28 at the Garden arena.</p> <p>"On behalf of my entire family, our prayers and deepest sympathies are with those who were injured, lost their lives, their families and the entire city of Boston," said team owner Jeremy Jacobs.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130416/sport-bruins-reschedule-game-due-blasts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Bruins National Hockey League Northeast Division AFP Tue, 16 Apr 2013 22:15:38 +0000 5817864 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Boston Strong' the message as sport returns to city http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130418/boston-strong-the-message-sport-returns-city <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Top-flight sport made an emotional return to Boston on Wednesday as the NHL's Bruins paid tribute to the heroes and victims of the twin bombing that killed three in the US city on Monday.</p> <p>The Bruins honored those killed and injured by the bombs that wreaked havoc at the finish line of the Boston marathon with a moment of silence before their home game against the Buffalo Sabres.</p> <p>"We are Boston. We are Strong. Boston Strong," was the message accompanying a video tribute to the emergency personnel who aided the wounded.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130418/boston-strong-the-message-sport-returns-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Bruins Rene Rancourt War AFP Thu, 18 Apr 2013 04:01:29 +0000 5818962 at http://www.globalpost.com Sports: Massive manhunt disrupts Boston sports http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130420/sports-massive-manhunt-disrupts-boston-sports <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Two of Boston's pro sports teams postponed games due to the manhunt which concluded with the capture late Friday of the remaining suspect in the deadly Boston Marathon bombings.</p> <p>The Boston Red Sox were to open a three-game Major League Baseball series with the Kansas City Royals at Fenway Park on Friday, while the Boston Bruins had been scheduled to face the Pittsburgh Penguins in a National Hockey League contest at the Boston Garden arena the same day.</p> <p>The Bruins matchup with Pittsburgh has been rescheduled for Saturday afternoon in Boston.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130420/sports-massive-manhunt-disrupts-boston-sports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Bruins National Hockey League Northeast Division War AFP Sat, 20 Apr 2013 04:15:04 +0000 5820795 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Bruins at Rangers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130523/preview-bruins-at-rangers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>After needing an historic comeback to win their first-round series, the fourth-seeded Boston Bruins can sweep the New York Rangers and advance to the Eastern Conference final with a victory at Madison Square Garden on Thursday. Fourth-liner Daniel Paille set up defenseman Johnny Boychuk to tie Tuesday's contest before scoring the go-ahead goal with 3:31 remaining in the third period in Boston's 2-1 triumph in Game 3. Sixth-seeded New York has been hampered by a punchless power play, which is 0-for-10 in the series and 2-for-38 in the playoffs.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130523/preview-bruins-at-rangers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Bruins National Hockey League Northeast Division Thomson Reuters Thu, 23 May 2013 11:49:02 +0000 5844574 at http://www.globalpost.com NHL: Bruins beat Rangers to reach Eastern finals http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130525/nhl-bruins-beat-rangers-reach-eastern-finals <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Gregory Campbell scored the go-ahead goal and added another Saturday to secure a 3-1 victory for the Boston Bruins over the New York Rangers and reach the NHL Eastern Conference finals.</p> <p>Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask made 28 saves as Boston won the best-of-seven second-round playoff series four games to one.</p> <p>They will now face the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference finals for a chance to play the Western champs for the Stanley Cup.</p> <p>Torey Krug also scored for the Bruins, who reached the conference finals for the second time in the last three years.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130525/nhl-bruins-beat-rangers-reach-eastern-finals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Bruins National Hockey League Northeast Division AFP Sun, 26 May 2013 03:15:18 +0000 5846223 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Bruins at Penguins http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130601/preview-bruins-at-penguins <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jarome Iginla carefully weighed his options before accepting a trade to the Pittsburgh Penguins over two months ago. In doing so, the veteran spurned the advances of several teams - notably the fourth-seeded Boston Bruins. While Iginla has added to the top-seeded Penguins' powerful punch, he'll face the team he hit in the mouth in the visiting Bruins on Saturday in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference final. The teams are meeting in the playoffs for the first time since 1992.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130601/preview-bruins-at-penguins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Bruins National Hockey League Northeast Division War Thomson Reuters Sat, 01 Jun 2013 11:45:37 +0000 5849930 at http://www.globalpost.com NHL: Blackhawks down Kings in West finals opener, Bruins win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130602/nhl-blackhawks-down-kings-west-finals-opener-bruins-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Patrick Sharp and Marian Hossa netted second-period goals Saturday to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 2-1 victory over the defending champion Los Angeles Kings in their NHL playoff series opener.</p> <p>The Blackhawks will try to stretch their lead to 2-0 in the best-of-seven Western Conference final in game two on Sunday. The winner will face either the Pittsburgh Penguins or Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup finals.</p> <p>The Bruins opened the Eastern Conference finals with a 3-0 victory over the Penguins in Pittsburgh.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130602/nhl-blackhawks-down-kings-west-finals-opener-bruins-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Bruins National Hockey League Northeast Division AFP Sun, 02 Jun 2013 04:45:45 +0000 5850193 at http://www.globalpost.com Bruins shut out Penguins 3-0 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130602/bruins-shut-out-penguins-3-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bruins shut out Penguins 3-0</p> <p>PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins faced off in a playoff series for the first time in 21 years on Saturday night, in the Eastern Conference finals.</p> <p>Both teams were looking to take the first step toward getting back to the Stanley Cup Finals for a second time in four years. The Penguins captured the Cup in 2009 and the Bruins won it in 2011.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130602/bruins-shut-out-penguins-3-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Bruins National Hockey League Northeast Division Thomson Reuters Sun, 02 Jun 2013 04:01:20 +0000 5850184 at http://www.globalpost.com