TORONTO (AP) — Auston Matthews scored his NHL-leading 59th and 60th goals of the season, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-0 on Tuesday night to clinch home-ice advantage in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
BOSTON (AP) — Jake DeBrusk snapped a 2-2 tie in the second period, Linus Ullmark made 19 saves and the Boston Bruins beat the Florida Panthers 4-2 on Tuesday night to clinch the first wild card in the Eastern Conference.
Boston Bruins (47-24-5, fourth in the Atlantic) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (43-23-11, third in the Metropolitan)
Pittsburgh; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Penguins host Boston after the Bruins knocked off St.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Charlie McAvoy felt as if the postseason began on Tuesday night.
McAvoy scored 48 seconds into overtime and Jeremy Swayman made 20 saves to help the Boston Bruins beat the St.
St. Louis Blues (42-20-10, third in the Central) vs. Boston Bruins (45-22-5, fourth in the Atlantic)
Boston; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Boston Bruins host St. Louis after Justin Faulk scored two goals in the Blues' 6-1 victory over the Islanders.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Charlie Coyle scored 3:37 into overtime to give the Boston Bruins a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday night.
Coyle picked up a loose puck to the right of Tampa Bay goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy, came out in front and scored on a quick wrist shot.
Boston Bruins (44-21-5, third in the Atlantic) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (43-20-7, fourth in the Atlantic)
Tampa, Florida; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Tampa Bay looks to stop its three-game slide when the Lightning take on Boston.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jake DeBrusk scored his second goal of the game 1:03 into overtime to lift the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday night.
Zach Werenski scored late in the second period to tie the score for Columbus.
BOSTON (AP) — Erik Haula scored his second goal of the game with just under 4 minutes left to break a tie and the Boston Bruins beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Saturday night in the first of a home-and-home between the teams.
BOSTON (AP) — There was Marc McLaughlin, three weeks after finishing his career at Boston College, sharing the ice — and the scoresheet — with childhood hero Patrice Bergeron.
“I feel like I’ve lived that moment in my basement a million times,” the undrafted BC captain said after scoring in his NHL debut Thursday night during a six-goal second-period outburst that propelled the Bruins to an 8-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils.
BOSTON (AP) — Auston Matthews scored his league-leading 49th goal and had an assist as the Toronto Maple Leafs ended the Boston Bruins' four-game winning streak with a 6-4 victory on Tuesday night.
BOSTON (AP) — David Pastrnak and Brad Marchand each had a goal and an assist in Boston’s four-goal second period and the Bruins beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Saturday to improve to 14-2-1 in their last 17 games.
BOSTON (AP) — David Pastrnak and Brad Marchand each had a goal and an assist during a four-goal second period for the surging Bruins, carrying them to a 6-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Saturday.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins forward Jake DeBrusk agreed a two-year, $8 million contract extension on Monday, hours before the NHL trade deadline, an abrupt change in direction for a player who had requested a trade and been shopped around for months.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Taylor Hall scored a power-play goal with 4:47 left in the third period and the Boston Bruins beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-2 Friday night.
Brad Marchand and Trent Frederic also scored, and Charlie McAvoy added a short-handed empty-netter for Boston, which has won four of its last five.
Arizona Coyotes (18-35-4, eighth in the Central) vs. Boston Bruins (35-18-5, fourth in the Atlantic)
Boston; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Boston hosts the Arizona Coyotes after David Pastrnak scored two goals in the Bruins' 4-3 victory over the Blackhawks.
Chicago Blackhawks (21-29-8, seventh in the Central) vs. Boston Bruins (34-18-5, fourth in the Atlantic)
Boston; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Chicago visits the Boston Bruins after Dylan Strome scored three goals in the Blackhawks' 8-3 win against the Ducks.
Los Angeles Kings (31-19-7, second in the Pacific) vs. Boston Bruins (34-18-4, fourth in the Atlantic)
Boston; Monday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Bruins -193, Kings +161; over/under is 6
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — David Pastrnak scored in the shootout and had an assist to lift the surging Boston Bruins over the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-4 on Saturday night.
Boston has won seven of eight and is three points ahead of Washington for the top wild card and seventh seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jake DeBrusk got his first career hat trick early in his first four-point game, and Patrice Bergeron added a goal and two assists in the Boston Bruins' 7-0 rout of the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Brad Marchand had two goals and an assist, and the Boston Bruins beat the San Jose Sharks 3-1 on Saturday night for their fourth straight win.
Patrice Bergeron also scored for Boston, which beat San Jose for the ninth straight time.
Boston Bruins (30-17-4, fourth in the Atlantic) vs. San Jose Sharks (23-22-6, seventh in the Pacific)
San Jose, California; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Boston heads into a matchup against San Jose as winners of three straight games.
SEATTLE (AP) — Jake DeBrusk's response to being elevated onto the top line for the Boston Bruins was his first multigoal game in more than two years.
DeBrusk scored his second goal of the game 33 seconds into overtime and the Bruins beat the Seattle Kraken 3-2 on Thursday night.
BOSTON (AP) — David Pastrnak's scoring slump is a thing of the past.
A game after ending a four-game scoreless drought, the Bruins’ top scorer had two goals to help the Boston Bruins roll past the Western Conference-leading Colorado Avalanche 5-1 on Monday.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — David Pastrnak scored on a one-timer off a cross-ice feed from from Taylor Hall at 2:42 of overtime, and the Boston Bruins beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 Saturday night.
Jake DeBrusk and Brandon Carlo also scored to help the Bruins snap a two-game losing streak.
BOSTON (AP) — Charlie McAvoy scored a power-play goal with 45 seconds left in the third period, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night.
David Pastrnak had two goals and Jake DeBrusk also scored for the Bruins, who cashed in on a late opportunity when Washington's Nic Dowd was called for tripping with just 2:34 left in the third.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Matt Grzelcyk scored his first goal of the season in the final minutes of the third period, and the Boston Bruins snapped a two-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jeremy Swayman made 42 saves, Jake DeBrusk and Brandon Carlo scored, and the Boston Bruins beat the Nashville Predators 2-0 Thursday night.
Swayman’s shutout was his first of the season and third of the rookie’s NHL career.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — There are a lot of new faces in the Boston Bruins' lineup this season and they are learning how to play together at times.
Two nights ago at home, they blew a third-period lead, giving up three goals in losing to Edmonton.
BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand scored 28 seconds into the game and added an assist as the Boston Bruins beat San Jose 4-3 Sunday, snapping the Sharks' season-opening four-game win streak.
David Pastrnak and Derek Forbort each had a goal and an assist, and Jake DeBrusk also scored for Boston.
BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand scored 28 seconds into the game and added an assist as the Boston Bruins ended San Jose’s unbeaten start with a 4-3 victory over the Sharks on Sunday.
David Pastrnak and Derek Forbort each had a goal and an assist, and Jake DeBrusk also scored for Boston.
BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand scored twice, Jake DeBrusk broke a tie early in the third period and the Boston Bruins opened the season with a 3-1 win over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night.
Marchand scored on a penalty shot in the first period and added an empty-netter with 1:37 left to play.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Filip Forsberg and Egor Afanasyev each scored twice and the Nashville Predators beat the Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2 in exhibition play Thursday night.
Matt Duchesse and Thomas Novak also scored for Nashville.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jake DeBrusk scored in regulation and had the winning goal in the shootout, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 win over the Washington Capitals in a preseason game Sunday.
Erik Haula also scored in regulation and the shootout for the Bruins, who had Jeremy Swayman and Troy Grosenick split time in goal.
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BOSTON (AP) — David Pastrnak scored three times, giving him 101 goals in his career, and Patrice Bergeron had three assists as the Boston Bruins kept Detroit winless with an 8-2 victory over the Red Wings on Saturday.
BOSTON (AP) — Jake DeBrusk watched the tiebreaking goal go into the net from ice level, sliding into the boards on his backside after he was flattened by Toronto defenseman Jake Gardiner.
The Bruins rookie didn't even have time to climb up off his knees before he was mobbed by teammates.