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Bruins Beat Senators in Shootout

P.J. Axelsson scored on Boston’s fifth shootout attempt after Tim Thomas stopped all five Ottawa shooters in the NHL-leading Bruins’ 4-3 victory over the Senators on Thursday night. Thomas made a sensational glove stop on Dany Heatley after turning aside Jason Spezza, Daniel Alfredsson, Brendan Bell and Antoine Vermette. Chuck Kobasew tied the score at […]

Devils Earn OT Win Over Bruins

The Devils did earn the win, sort of. Jamie Langenbrunner scored his second goal of the game with 1:11 gone in overtime and the New Jersey Devils, who allowed three straight third-period goals to blow a two-goal lead, beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Thursday night.

Phil Kessel to Return for Bruins Against Devils

The Bruins are getting another key offensive player back as Phil Kessel returns to the ice after missing six games with a case of mononucleosis. Without Kessel, the Bruins are 4-1-1 as they continue to play well without numerous weapons on their front lines. Kessel is the biggest weapon yet for the B’s to return […]

Bruins Beat Capitals In Overtime 3-2

David Krejci’s overtime bank shot off a defender’s leg gave Boston a victory over its closest competitors in the Eastern Conference. For the Washington Capitals, things could have been so much worse. Krejci scored a power-play goal off the leg of Capitals defender Shaone Morrisonn with 3:05 left in overtime Tuesday night and the Boston […]

Mets and Red Sox Minor Leaguers Suspended

Mets pitcher Junior Guerra and Boston Red Sox outfielder Cristopher De La Rosa were suspended for 50 games each Friday following positive tests under baseball’s minor league drug program. Both penalties will be served at the start of the season. De La Rosa is a member of Boston’s Dominican Summer League team. He tested positive for […]

Sturm to Have Knee Surgery, Could Miss Season

Bruins forward Marco Sturm could miss the rest of the season because of a left knee injury. Sturm has seven goals and six assists in 19 games this season. Reaction: His loss will hurt, but the Bruins have a lot of depth this year on offensive end. With Patrice Bergeron set to return at some […]

Pierce, Allen Lead Celtics Past Bucks in Overtime

Paul Pierce scored 28 points, Ray Allen added 27 and the pair accounted for all nine points in overtime, lifting the Boston Celtics to a scrappy 102-97 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night. Allen and Pierce were without the final member of the Big Three, Kevin Garnett, down the stretch after he fouled […]

Red Sox Freeze Ticket Prices for 2009

For the first time in more than a decade, the Boston Red Sox aren’t increasing their ticket prices at Fenway Park for the 2009 season. The team said Wednesday that it had raised prices in each of the last 14 years. Its average ticket price of $48.80 on opening day in 2008 was the highest […]

Red Sox to Stay in Fort Myers for 30 More Years

The Boston Red Sox will keep their spring training home in the Fort Myers area for 30 more years after signing an agreement on Saturday with Lee County, Fla. They were rumored to be heading elsewhere for spring training as early as next year. Sarasota topped their list of other destinations, but that deal fell […]

Lucic’s Hat Trick Helps Bruins Beat Thrashers

AP – Milan Lucic completed his first career hat trick with 1:41 to play in the third period, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 5-4 comeback win over the Atlanta Thrashers on Saturday night. Stephane Yelle and David Krejci also scored to help Boston snap a three-game losing streak. Vyacheslav Kozlov, Ilya Kovalchuk, Jason Williams […]

Knackstedt Signs with Bruins

The Boston Bruins on Friday signed right wing Jordan Knackstedt to a contract. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Knackstedt, 20, was a seventh round selection in the 2007 draft, and has appeared in one game with the Providence Bruins of the AHL this season.

Red Sox Spring Training Not Moving to Sarasota

The Boston Red Sox won’t be moving to Sarasota for spring training. The city and county said Tuesday that they have ended negotiations with the club and are giving up the effort to get the team to move its spring home from Fort Myers to Sarasota. This is relatively surprising, as the Sox seemed destined […]

Islanders beat Bruins 3-1 in preseason play

Jonathan Sim tipped home a shot by defenseman Thomas Pock with 6:01 left Saturday, lifting the New York Islanders to a 3-1 victory over the Boston Bruins in a preseason game. Sim scored his second goal of the preseason as the Islanders raised their record to 4-2 with their second win over the Bruins.

Marc Savard: Not on the Trade Block

Forget it: Boston Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli says center Marc Savard is not on the trade market. But that doesn’t mean the Bruins aren’t sniffing for deals. Chiarelli is always looking for the right trade, so it’s good to have such an active GM.

Brisebois Leads Canadiens Past Bruins

Patrice Brisebois had a goal and two assists as the Montreal Canadiens scored three power-play goals in the second period of a 3-1 preseason victory over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night. Brisebois got his first goal in two games and assisted on goals by Alex Kovalev and Guillaume Latendresse as the Canadiens scored three […]