RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy made a surprise return to the playoff lineup in Tuesday night's loss to the Carolina Hurricanes after missing a game due to COVID-19 protocols.
BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand had two goals and three assists, including the tiebreaker early in the third period, and the Boston Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-2 on Sunday to even their first-round playoff series at two games apiece.
BOSTON (AP) — David Pastrnak had his 12th career hat trick, scoring the tiebreaking goal with 4:10 left Thursday night to help the Boston Bruins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 and move ahead of the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions in the Eastern Conference playoff race.
BOSTON (AP) — Hampus Lindholm got to experience the playoffs in each of his first five NHL seasons. Then he watched from the outside for the past three years.
So when the longtime Anaheim Ducks defenseman saw an opportunity to sign on with a Bruins team that reached the postseason almost every year, he was willing to make a long-term commitment.
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins strengthened their blue line as they make a push for the playoffs, acquiring defensemen Hampus Lindholm and Kodie Curran from the Anaheim Ducks for John Moore, Urho Vaakanainen and a package of draft picks.
Anaheim Ducks (27-22-9, fifth in the Pacific) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (20-29-8, seventh in the Central)
Chicago; Tuesday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Anaheim visits the Chicago Blackhawks after the Ducks knocked off San Jose 3-2 in overtime.
Boston Bruins (32-17-4, fourth in the Atlantic) vs. Anaheim Ducks (25-21-9, fifth in the Pacific)
Anaheim, California; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Ducks +168, Bruins -199; over/under is 5.5
Los Angeles Kings (27-17-7, third in the Pacific) vs. Anaheim Ducks (25-19-9, fifth in the Pacific)
Anaheim, California; Friday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles visits Anaheim looking to extend its five-game road winning streak.
BOSTON (AP) — Troy Terry scored his team-leading 23rd goal, Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and set up another, and the Anaheim Ducks cooled off the Boston Bruins with a 5-3 victory Monday night.
Isac Lundestrom, Derek Grant and Greg Pateryn also scored for the Ducks, who won for the fourth time in 11 games.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The scheduled game Thursday night between Anaheim and the Detroit Red Wings has been postponed to Sunday because of COVID-19-related issues affecting the Ducks.
Anaheim placed center Sam Carrick, goaltender John Gibson, defenseman Hampus Lindholm and right wing Vinni Lettieri into the NHL’s COVID-19 protocols.
Anaheim Ducks (17-9-6, first in the Pacific) vs. Edmonton Oilers (18-11-0, fourth in the Pacific)
Edmonton, Alberta; Monday, 9:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Anaheim visits the Edmonton Oilers after Hampus Lindholm scored two goals in the Ducks' 6-5 overtime loss to the Coyotes.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Troy Terry scored his 15th goal during Anaheim's four-goal second period, and Trevor Zegras and Sonny Milano had three assists apiece in the Ducks' 6-5 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday night.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Troy Terry and Benoit-Oliver Groulx each had a goal and an assist, and John Gibson stopped 34 shots to lead the Anaheim Ducks to a 4-1 win over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday.