Brad Marchand - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Brad Marchand Kuraly's 2nd goal of game lifts Bruins past Senators in 2OT OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Sean Kuraly picked a great time to score his first two NHL goals. Kuraly's second goal of the game at 10:19 of the second overtime gave the Boston Bruins a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators in Game 5 on Friday night, avoiding elimination in the first-round series. Charlie McAvoy's shot from the right point was tipp... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 05:52:00 GMT 2017-04-22T05:52:00Z Senators beat Bruins 1-0, take 3-1 lead in series BOSTON (AP) — The Senators are heading home with a chance to eliminate the Bruins in Ottawa. Not that they've had much trouble with them in Boston. Bobby Ryan scored early in the third period, Craig Anderson stopped 22 shots for his fourth career postseason shutout and the Senators beat Boston 1-0 on Wednesday night for a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series. ... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 03:41:00 GMT 2017-04-20T03:41:00Z Capitals favored to come out of East, but it won't be easy Armed with playoff experience and facing a first-round opponent lacking it, the NHL-best Washington Capitals are again favored to come out of the East. Of course, it won't be easy. Beyond the Capitals being in this position before and continually falling short, the path through the Metropolitan Division and rest of the Eastern Conference is a minefield. To reach the conferen... Mon, 10 Apr 2017 22:05:00 GMT 2017-04-10T22:05:00Z Capitals beat Bruins 3-1 in possible playoff preview BOSTON (AP) — The Washington Capitals were so dominant this season that they had nothing left to play for with two games left in the NHL schedule. That's precisely why the Bruins want to avoid them in the playoffs. "In retrospect, it's over and we're through it," Boston forward David Backes said after finishing the regular season with b... Sun, 09 Apr 2017 02:03:00 GMT 2017-04-09T02:03:00Z Bruins clinch playoff berth with 4-0 win over Lightning BOSTON (AP) — David Pastrnak's wide postgame grin had much less to do with the two goals he scored than the two points he helped Boston pick up with a 4-0 win over Tampa Bay. The victory Tuesday night was all the Bruins needed to clinch their first playoff berth since 2014. "It's a new feeling. I'm enjoying it a lot," said Pastrnak, who... Wed, 05 Apr 2017 04:01:00 GMT 2017-04-05T04:01:00Z Bruins beat Blackhawks 3-2 for 5th straight win CHICAGO (AP) — Bruins backup Anton Khudobin not only gave No. 1 goalie Tuukka Rask a day off, he helped Boston take a big step toward the playoffs. Khudobin made 41 saves to win his sixth consecutive start, and Boston held off the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Sunday for its season-high fifth straight victory. Ryan Spooner, Patrice Bergeron... Sun, 02 Apr 2017 21:02:00 GMT 2017-04-02T21:02:00Z Many NHL teams struggle with aftermath of winning streaks Bruce Boudreau knows a thing or two about winning streaks. He coached Washington's 14-game run in 2010, Anaheim's 11-gamer last season and Minnesota Wild's 12-gamer in December. A hockey savant behind the bench, Boudreau sees a winning streak as a bell curve — and the end isn't pretty. "At the end of a winning streak, you're usually not... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:14:00 GMT 2017-03-15T13:14:00Z Bruins fire coach Claude Julien after 419 wins, Cup title BOSTON (AP) — The Bruins felt they needed to a change at the top, even if it meant doing it on a day when the city was celebrating a championship. Boston fired Stanley Cup-winning coach Claude Julien on Tuesday, just hours before a downtown parade in honor of the New England Patriots' Super Bowl victory. General manager Don Sweeney apol... Tue, 07 Feb 2017 20:09:00 GMT 2017-02-07T20:09:00Z Big goalie, little kid dominate All-Star Skills Competition LOS ANGELES (AP) — Big Mike Smith and little Ryker Kesler stole the show at the NHL All-Star Skills Competition. The towering Arizona goalie scored a 188-foot goal during the Four Line Challenge on Saturday night, and the 6-year-old son of Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Kesler scored on Montreal goalie Carey Price during the Shootout. The At... Sun, 29 Jan 2017 03:47:00 GMT 2017-01-29T03:47:00Z Marchand has 2 goals, 3 assists and Bruins pound Flyers 6-3 BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand was fortunate that the puck found its way into the net without him getting off a shot. The way he's feeling now, it doesn't seem to matter. Marchand had two goals — one short-handed, the other an empty-netter — and had three assists to lift the Boston Bruins to a 6-3 win over the slumping Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday. ... Sat, 14 Jan 2017 22:09:00 GMT 2017-01-14T22:09:00Z